Summer IPM Webinars

Summer IPM Webinars

New IPM webinars announced!

Need some summer plans? Join UC IPM at 12:00pm on the third Thursday of every month to learn about pest identification, prevention, and management around the home, garden, and landscape! These free IPM webinars are open to the general public so please share with others who may be interested.

Check out our webinars planned for summer 2024: 

June 20, 2024 - Flea Control & Diseases: Starting from Scratch

Fleas are small but mighty insects that are important medical and veterinary pests. They can vector pathogens and parasites, and their bites cause discomfort and irritation. In this webinar you'll learn how to keep yourself and pets safe from fleas and flea-borne diseases.

Register here 

July 18, 2024 - Common Wood Decay Fungi in Landscape Trees of California

Trees are a valuable part of our landscapes. However, older trees can harbor wood decay fungi, which can be associated with an increased risk of tree failure or branch breakage. In this webinar, urban forestry expert Igor Lacan will discuss some wood decay fungi that are commonly seen on trees in urban landscapes in California, the effect(s) of fungi on the tree, and related considerations in tree management. 

Register here 

August 15, 2024 - Back to School Pests

With students heading back to school, now is a good time to talk about pests in schools and childcare centers. In this webinar, Karey Windbiel-Rojas will talk about head lice, bed bugs, rats, cockroaches, and more. We will also cover the use of disinfectant wipes and pesticide safety.

Register here

September 19, 2024 - Improving Professional Ant Control Services

In California, the Argentine ant is among the most common nuisance ant species treated by pest management professionals and the general public. In this webinar, you will learn how the university researchers and pest management companies are working together to improve pest ant management in urban residential settings.

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Webinar topics for October and November will be announced mid-summer.

To view recordings of our past webinars, visit the YouTube playlist:

By Lauren Fordyce
Author - Urban and Community IPM Educator