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Pests in the Urban Landscape
  • Features of brown marmorated stink bugs. [Credit: Steve Jacobs, PSU]
    Invasive Pest Spotlight: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    The invasive pest spotlight focuses on emerging or potential invasive pests in California. In this issue we are covering the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).    Brown marmorated stink bug facts    BMSB can cause severe...


    By Karey Windbiel-Rojas
    Author - Associate Director for Urban & Community IPM/ Area Urban IPM Advisor
  • A drought-tolerant garden bed of California poppies, Ceanothus, and Watsonia. Photo by Tina Saravia, UC ANR.
    Drought or Disease?

    [Originally published in the UC IPM Home & Garden Pest Newsletter, Summer 2022 issue]   With ongoing drought and local water restrictions in place in many areas of California, you may start to see landscape plants suffering from stress...


    By Belinda J. Messenger-Sikes
    Author - Urban IPM Writer Editor
    By Karey Windbiel-Rojas
    Contributor - Associate Director for Urban & Community IPM/ Area Urban IPM Advisor
  • Jumping spider eating a fly. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
    Webinars: Spiders, Pesticides and Water!

    Are you concerned about pesticides in our waterways? Join us on August 18, 2022 at noon for UC IPM's free monthly webinar to learn how to keep surface water clean by reducing pesticide use and runoff. The webinar will be presented by Karey...


    By Karey Windbiel-Rojas
    Author - Associate Director for Urban & Community IPM/ Area Urban IPM Advisor