This website provides information about urban integrated pest management (IPM) and highlights the activities of the urban IPM program for the San Francisco Bay Area, serving Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties. Our program works primarily with pest control operators and other pest management professionals, landscape managers, pest control advisers, and public agencies. We facilitate the delivery of education and information to the general public regarding IPM in and around residences, available from county UCCE Master Gardener programs and the University of California's Integrated Pest Management program (UC IPM).
'Pests in the Urban Landscape' Blog
Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps (Vespula spp.). Yellowjackets are commonly attracted to human food items, creating a serious nuisance and a potential stinging threat. If found, nests...