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Vertebrate management seminar series

Gopher. (Credit: Ed Williams)

Licensed pest management professionals: The Vertebrate Pest Council is hosting a seminar series this year in conjunction with new partner Target Specialty Products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about wildlife management of a number of...

Gopher. (Credit: Ed Williams)
Gopher. (Credit: Ed Williams)

Gopher. (Credit: Ed Williams)

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:43 PM
Tags: CDFA (11), management (22), pest (63), target (2), UC (2), vertebrate (1), wildlife (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

UC IPM Among Top Online Pest Management Tools

Databases-infographic-web

The UC Statewide IPM Program's online information was recently announced as #5 out of the top 6 pest management online databases by the Northeastern IPM Center! The infographic shows the top 6 in the nation, but since it's just an image I borrowed,...

Databases-infographic-web
Databases-infographic-web

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:09 PM
Tags: california (25), database (1), online (2), pest (63), pest management (6), top (1), UC IPM (171), university (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Don't let the bed bugs bite

As I sit in my hotel room tonight and work from atop my bed, I thought it would be useful to share the practice I always use each and every time I stay in a hotel: checking for bed bugs. Bed bugs can occur in any hotel whether it's a 5-star or 1-star...

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:24 PM
Tags: bed bugs (16), bedbugs (3), check (1), hotel (3), pest (63), Pest Notes (54), travel (2), UC IPM (171)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Brown Recluse

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

No we aren't here to tell you we found one. Because brown recluse spiders do not live in California. Don't believe this last statement? Then please read the recently updated publication Pest Notes: Brown Recluse and Other Recluse Spiders by UC Riverside...

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:22 PM
Tags: brown (2), brown recluse (1), recluse (1), spider (8), UC IPM (171), Vetter (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Eat a Bug for Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

#GivingTuesday is November 27! Want to know how you can support the work we do here at the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program to help you understand and control pests around your home and landscape? Your gift will further UC IPM's...

Giving Tuesday UC IPM
Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: bug (6), donate (1), eat (1), Farrar (1), gift (1), GivingTuesday (1), pest (63), UC ANR (1), UC IPM (171)

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