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Posts Tagged: yellowjackets

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

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The last weeks of summer are here and many are maximizing time outdoors, whether in yards, parks,...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:54 AM
Tags: bees (7), honey bee (8), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), sting (3), summer (9), video (11), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), Dandelion (3), holiday (3), mosquito (17), pest (95), pest management (50), Pest Notes (84), poison oak (5), raccoons (4), UC IPM (249), vertebrate (3), video (11), weeds (27), yellow starthistle (2), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Figure 1. Western yellowjacket baiting with the hydrogel bait. After a short handling behavior on the bait, yellowjackets flew away with a small piece of the hydrogel bait. (Credit: DH Choe)

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (5), bite (15), Campbell (1), control (53), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (7), pest management (50), pests (61), sting (3), UC IPM (249), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (31), clothes moths (6), ground squirrel (6), IPM (62), management (40), pest (95), pest management (50), Pest Notes (84), pests (61), traps (8), tree squirrel (7), UC IPM (249), Windbiel-Rojas (11), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Don't Let Yellowjackets Spoil Your Summer

Adult western yellowjacket. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yellowjackets have a well-deserved reputation for being aggressive since they often sting when...

Posted on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (12), paper wasps (1), pest (95), stings (1), UC IPM (249), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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