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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
  • An urban rat foraging on the ground. Photo by Pexels.com
    Updated Rat Management Resources

    Rats can contaminate our food, damage structures, and spread diseases. To help residents and urban pest professionals safely and effectively manage rats, UC IPM has updated the Pest Notes: Rats publication. This revised fact sheet is authored by UC...

    By Lauren Fordyce
    Author - Urban and Community IPM Educator