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Groundhogs and Other Burrowing Rodents

Adult pocket gopher (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Annually on February 2, groundhogs get a lot of coverage. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks,...

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Tags: gophers (7), ground squirrel (8), groundhog (1), moles (2), pest management (77), Pest Notes (98), rats (16), rodent (11), UC IPM (287), voles (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

California Places Further Restrictions on Rodenticides

Rodenticide bait exposed outside a self-contained bait station. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

In September 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1788, which prohibits almost...

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: department pesticide regulation (8), Green Bulletin (5), house mouse (5), mice (10), Quinn (14), rats (16), rodenticide (6), rodents (10), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Rodent Awareness Week

rodent awareness infographic

Rodent Awareness Week (October 18-24) is a campaign created by the National Pest Management...

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: house mouse (5), pest (105), pest management (77), pest notes (98), rats (16), rodent (11), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (43), management (42), pest management (77), Pest Notes (98), rats (16), rodent (11), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (11), mice (10), pantry (8), pest management (77), prevention (14), rats (16), rodents (10), sanitation (6), storage (4), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

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