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Posts Tagged: public health

Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), control (40), Dimson (2), disease (32), garden (29), ground squirrel (6), landscape (31), management (30), pest (74), Pest Notes (64), public health (4), Quinn (11), rodent (5), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Outdoor Baiting for Cockroaches

Figure 3. Turkestan cockroaches attracted to spilled food. (Credit: A Sutherland)

Two species of Blatta cockroaches can be common peridomestic pests in California, including the...

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Tags: bait (4), cockroaches (6), pest (74), pest management (21), pest management professionals (5), public health (4), school (3), Sutherland (9), trapping (3), traps (6), UC IPM (202)

Investigating the Pathways of Rodenticide Movement in Urban Wildlife

Urban coyote on pathway. (Credit: PxHere.com)

Rodenticides continue to come under scrutiny in California due to issues surrounding the potential...

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Tags: bait (4), exposure (3), nontarget injury (1), pests (57), public health (4), rodent (5), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (202), Wildlife - General (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Experts Converge in March to Discuss Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Coyote in residential neighborhood. [T. Boswell]

Wildlife and people have been in the news lately. Perhaps you've heard of coyotes wandering in your...

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 12:48 PM
 
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