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Urban 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.


Residential Home & Garden IPM

Commercial Landscape IPM

Structural Industrial IPM

 

'Pests in the Urban Landscape' Blog
  • Adult bed bugs are oval, wingless, about 1/5 inch long, and rusty red or mahogany in color. (Credit: Dong-Hwan Choe)
    Californians get advice to stop bed bugs

    Bed bugs can hitch rides on secondhand furniture, luggage, backpacks and other personal items to invade homes and attack people. While we rest and sleep on sofas and beds, the insects come out to feed. They want to suck our blood. A new web-based,...


    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
    By Elaine Lander
    Posted by - Urban & Community IPM Educator