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UCCE Master Gardener Program
of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties

Humboldt County Office 
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503
Phone (707)445-7351

Del Norte County Office
586 G Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone (707)464-4711

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Issue Date Added
Spring 2021 4/1/21
Winter 2021 1/9/21
Fall 2020 10/8/20
Summer 2020 7/1/20
Class Schedule Summer 2020 6/20/20
Spring 2020 4/27/20
Calendar of Events
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Pests in the Urban Landscape
  • Aphids on roses (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)
    Aphid-eating Insects

    “Aphids are really bad this year!” This is what we've been hearing on social media and from many home gardeners. Aphids can curl leaves, stunt plant growth, and make a mess by the sticky honeydew they exude. Some aphid species create galls...


    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator
    By Karey Windbiel-Rojas
    Author - Associate Director for Urban & Community IPM/ Area IPM Advisor
  • Adult convergent lady beetle. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
    Good Bug Scavenger Hunt for Picnic Day 2021

      The annual Picnic Day celebration at UC Davis is going virtual! Most years, the UC IPM urban & community team participates by giving out ladybugs to kids and families at our educational booth to teach people about the “good...


    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator
  • Pallid bat in flight with grasshopper. (Credit: MD Tuttle)
    Bats: Friend or Foe?

    Are bats good for the environment or are they pests? How about both? Almost all of the 25 species of bats in California eat lots of flying insects during their night flights, making them an important part of the ecosystem. But when they roost in...


    By Belinda J. Messenger-Sikes
    Author - Urban IPM Writer Editor

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