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Posts Tagged: rain

Drain After the Rain

Reduce breeding habitats for mosquitoes by dumping standing water from flower pots or storing them upside down so they do not collect water.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Whether you're having a backyard barbecue or enjoying outdoor activities as the weather warms...

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Tags: bite (18), control (55), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (18), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (17), pest management (77), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (9), UC IPM (287), West Nile virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Warmer Weather and Rain Bring Mosquitoes

Adult mosquito. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is almost here and temperatures are already increasing. Warm, sunny days paired with...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:31 PM
Tags: mosquitoes (10), prevention (14), rain (3), repellents (1), spring (5), water (3), West Nile virus (9)

Rainy Weather May Lead to Ant Invasions

Argentine ant.

Seeing ants inside your house lately? As Californians enjoy the long-awaited rainfall, something...

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:21 PM
Tags: ants (17), Argentine (1), control (55), invade (2), invasion (2), Pest Notes (98), pests (65), rain (3), rainy (1), UC IPM (287), weather (1)

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