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Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Nutria

Adult nutria with white muzzle and whiskers, and long, round tail.<br>(Credit: J Gross)

Nutria are found near rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. Their burrowing and feeding on...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers

Adult female polyphagous shot hole borer.<br>(Credit: A Eskalen)

Small beetles are causing big problems in Southern California. Two closely related species, the...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beetle (0), dieback (0), fusarium (0), invasive (0), invasive species week (0), ISHB (0), pest (0), polyphagous (0), PSHB (0), shot hole (0), tree (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Eastern gray squirrels and Eastern fox squirrels

Eastern gray squirrel. (Credit: JP Clark)

While some may find them cute, both the Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Adult (top) and mature nymph of the brown marmorated stink bug.<br>(Credit: S Ausmus)

Stink bugs are common pests in gardens but the brown marmorated stink bug, or BMSB, is of...

Posted on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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