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Posts Tagged: summer

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

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 (148), Pest Notes (114), sting (3), summer (9), video (13), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquitoes: what’s the buzz?

As summer quickly approaches and we find ourselves getting outside a bit more, remember to take...

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 9:21 AM
Tags: bite (18), insects (19), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), public health (12), repellent (9), summer (9), UC IPM (345), vector (3), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (31), disease (52), firewood (7), garden (55), infestation (7), invasive species (11), pests (69), summer (9), UC IPM (345)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Don't Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Vacation

Reading the words “bed bug” in a sentence is enough to make most people's skin crawl!...

Posted on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (19), bite (18), hotel (4), motel (2), summer (9), travel (4), UC IPM (345), vacation (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Beware of Poison Oak

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and backpacking. During your...

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:45 PM
Tags: avoid (1), camping (3), hiking (1), landscape (61), poison oak (6), summer (9), uc ipm (345), weed (16)

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