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Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle trough. [Grant Canova-Parker]

Domestic pigs are a familiar farm animal, but have you heard about wild pigs? These animals are destructive pests with voracious appetites and eat a wide variety of plants and animals. It's estimated wild pigs cause $1.5 billion in economic damage to...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Tags: boar (1), disease (32), economic damage (2), feral (3), invasive (46), invasive species week (5), Livestock (4), pathogens (7), UC IPM (225), wild pigs (3), Wildlife (8)

Coyotes in California's Urban Areas

Adult coyote. [J.W. Wall, Cal Photos]

[From the August 2016 issue of UC IPM's Retail Nursery & Garden Center IPM News] In many cities across California, urban coyote conflicts appear to be rising. Recent analysis of coyote reports from several entities in southern California has shown...

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:35 PM
Tags: california (29), conflict (1), coyotes (3), Quinn (11), Safety (2), UCIPM (66), urban (10), Wildlife (8)

Tree Squirrels: Identification and Management

Figure 1. Western gray squirrel.

[From the May 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Squirrels can be problem pests in many landscapes, gardens, and structures. California is home to several species of squirrels which can be divided into three groups: tree squirrels, ground...

Table 1. Distinguishing features and management restrictions for California tree squirrel species.
Table 1. Distinguishing features and management restrictions for California tree squirrel species.

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 3:59 PM
Tags: Pest Notes (58), Quinn (11), tree squirrel (5), wildlife (8)

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