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Posts Tagged: structures

Don't Be Alarmed by Large Beneficial Bees

Female carpenter bee. [J.K.Clark]

If you see large black or golden-brown bees flying in your garden or landscape, don't be alarmed!...

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 2:18 PM
Tags: beneficial (15), building (3), bumble (1), carpenter bee (2), damage (17), golden (1), pollinator (8), structures (3), UCIPM (72), wood (2)

Designing Pest-proof Structures

Pest Prevention by Design

One of the best ways to reduce pest problems in and around buildings is to construct or retrofit...

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 12:20 PM
Tags: building (3), design (1), designing (1), environment (3), IPM (63), pest (105), pest-proof (1), prevention (14), proof (1), San Francisco (1), structures (3), UC IPM (280)

Excluding Seasonal Nuisance Pests from Structures

Figure 1. Boxelder bug adult and nymphs.

As temperatures drop and seasonal moisture returns to California, some pests may seek shelter or...

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:28 PM
Tags: exclude (1), IPM (63), nuisance (7), structures (3), Sutherland (12)

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