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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
  • Adult pocket gopher. Photo by A. Charles Crabb.
    FAQ: Moles, Voles & Gophers

    In this blog article we answer some frequently asked questions about moles, voles, and gophers and their management.  How can I tell if I have moles, voles, gophers, or something else? Moles: look for circular or volcano-shaped mounds...

    By Lauren Fordyce
    Author - Urban and Community IPM Educator
    By Roger A Baldwin
    Contributor - Cooperative Extension Specialist: Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution