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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Squirrels: Topic for Webinar on May 19

If you are battling with ground squirrels or tree squirrels around your home or property, join us...

California ground squirrel
California ground squirrel

Brownish gray adult squirrel on dirt with its tail outstretched.

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:36 PM
Tags: control (60), ground (2), management (44), pest (118), Quinn (16), rodent (12), squirrel (2), squirrels (2), tree (22), UC IPM (317), webinar (14)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Woodpeckers fact sheet updated

Woodpeckers are well known, colorful birds often found in wooded neighborhoods and forested areas....

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 9:55 PM
Tags: birds (4), landscape (56), pest (118), Pest Notes (108), UC IPM (317), Whitesell (2), wildlife (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

CANCELED: Webinar This Thursday 4/21: Invasive pests!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the webinar scheduled for April 21 has been canceled and will be...

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect not yet found in California. [Credit: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org]
Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect not yet found in California. [Credit: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org]

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect not yet found in California. [Credit: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org]

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 4:52 PM
Tags: insect (14), invasive (50), pests (67), species (4), UC IPM (317), webinar (14)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Easter egg hunt 2022-- ANSWERS

Below are the answers to our 2022 virtual Easter Egg hunt! How did you do? Brown widow spiders,...

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Easter egg hunt 2022!

It's that time of year again for UC IPM's semi annual Easter Egg hunt! Can you guess which insect,...

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Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:59 PM
Tags: beneficial (17), Easter (7), egg (2), hunt (9), insect (14), pest (118), spider (13), UC IPM (317)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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