2022 UCR Fumigation School was successfully held on September 14-15, 2022 at Kellogg West Conference Center, Cal Poly Pomona. With >50 participants, the event included talks on termite biology, physical properties of fumigants, and bed bug and fumigation etc. Other regulatory topics were also important part of the Fumigation School. On the second day of the event, the participants went to one of the local structures where the fumigation preparation was ongoing to learn important steps and requirements of the structural fumigation process in California.
For more details on the UCR Fumigation School, visit here.
Here are some photos from the 2022 UCR Fumigation School./span>
The 31st Annual UCR Urban Pest Management Conference was held at UCR HUB (Highlander Union Building) Conference rooms on March 22, 2022. We had over 120 participants from urban pest management industry, state agencies, chemical manufacture, and other educational / research institutes.
For more about UCR Urban Pest Management Conference, visit ---> here
We had a great turn out. It was also great to be able to hold our conference in person again!
Here are some photos from the UCR UPMC 2022.
More photos can be found at the conference Facebook page
30th Annual UCR Urban Pest Management Conference was held online between March 22 - 24, 2021. The event had more than 110 attendees from many different areas of California and other parts of the US. Also, this year we had several participants from oversees!
You can find this year's conference program by following the link: HERE
UCR Urban Pest Management Conference (UPMC) has been UCR urban entomology program's one of the most important outreach events for professionals in the pest control management industry and the public interested in these questions.
Here are some screenshots from the conference this year.
2020 UCR Urban Entomology Fall Workshop Online was held on November 10, 2020. There were >80 participants for this online event.
The event had following five topics discussed.
Updates on Formosan subterranean termite infestations in Southern California
Chow-Yang Lee, Entomology Department, UC Riverside
Red imported fire ants in California
Les Greenberg, Entomology Department, UC Riverside (retired)
Field demonstration of different Argentine ant treatment protocols: spray and bait
Dong-Hwan Choe, Entomology Department, UC Riverside
Baits and sprays to control German cockroaches
Michael Rust, Entomology Department, UC Riverside
Identification of common urban pest insects (insect ID course)
Dong-Hwan Choe and Shao-Hung (Dennis) Lee
Here are some screenshots and photos from the event.
UCR Urban Pest Management Conference was held in an online format in 2020. The conference was originally schedule in March 2020, but the conference organizing committee had to cancel and reschedule it in an online format with new May 2020 dates (May 18-20, 2020). Most of our conference speakers graciously adjusted their schedule to participate for the online conference.
For this 3-day events, we had over 110 participants from pest management industry and other institutes, including 12 sponsoring companies and 12 speakers. Here are some photos from 2020 UCR UPMC Online.
To find out more about the speakers and their presentations, visit the conference resource page here.