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Pests in the Urban Landscape
  • western subterranean termites
    Swarming Termites Looking for Love

    It's that time of year again: termite swarm season! Western subterranean termites, Reticulitermes hesperus (species complex), produce reproductive swarms during calm sunny periods immediately following the first autumn rains. This is especially...


    By Andrew Mason Sutherland
    Author - Integrated Pest Management Advisor
  • What is IPM
    Webinars Now on YouTube

    We are pleased to announce our new YouTube playlist for the Urban & Community IPM Webinars. Currently available recordings include: What is IPM? Navigating the UC IPM Website and New Features Springtime Household Pests Plant Diseases and...


    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator
  • Oregano plant in pot.
    New Resources for Herbs and Vegetables

    Now is the time for planting cool-season vegetables like broccoli, carrots, and spinach. We are pleased to share new pest management resources for other cool season vegetables including beets, chard, radishes or turnips. If you're planting herbs, we've...


    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator

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