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Urban Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

We work with professionals to improve pest control through research and education in order to protect our communities and the environment.

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This website provides information about urban integrated pest management (IPM) and highlights the activities of UC ANR's urban IPM program in the San Francisco Bay Area.

IPM for your Home & Garden

IPM for Commercial Landscapes

IPM for Structural & Industrial Settings


'Pests in the Urban Landscape' Blog
  • Figure 1. Poison hemlock flowers and leaves. Photo by Paige Filler, Flickr.
    Poisonous Plants in the Landscape

    Plentiful rainfall in California this spring created an ideal environment for many plants to thrive, including wildflowers, trees, and shrubs that desperately needed the water. However, other potentially harmful species also benefited from the unusually...

    By Lauren Fordyce
    Author - Urban and Community IPM Educator