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Webinar on Healthier Homes and Communities - 01/23

A small flashlight is used to inspect underneath a kitchen sink for ants and ant entry points.  (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Register for the U.S. EPA Webinar: It Takes an Integrated Pest Management Village - IPM for a Healthier Home and Community Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT), Followed by a live...

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Tags: community (1), control (3), health (1), healthy (1), home (1), IPM (54), pest (14), US EPA (1), webinar (1)

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many times have you heard that nursery rhyme? Better yet, how many times have you seen a lady beetle (because they're beetles, not bugs) take off? Look...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (2), IPM (54), lady bug (1), natural enemies (3), statewide (1)

Pollinator Week is June 19-25

Garden plants providing nectar and pollen for natural enemies and pollinators. (Photo: Ellen Zagory)

Ten years ago the U.S. Senate voted unanimously and created National Pollinator Week. This week reminds us of the vital role pollinators play in providing our world's fruits, nuts, seeds, and vegetables. According to the Pollinator Partnership,...

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 6:22 AM
Tags: insectary (1), IPM (54), natural enemies (3), pesticides (5), pollinators (1), UC IPM (6)

Can you have it all? Probably not but you can change your attitude.

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In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of the Washington State legislature spent 20 minutes complaining about weeds on the capital's lawn “In all the years I've been here I've never seen so many dandelions all over,”...

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:01 AM
Tags: IPM (54), landscapes (1), lawns (1), thresholds (1), weeds (4)

Make Earth Day Every Day - Use IPM!

Gardens can be beautiful using IPM. [E. Zagory]

Every April, we celebrate Earth Day and think about ways we can help make our planet healthier. One way to do this is to use IPM or integrated pest management to deal with pests around your home and garden! IPM is a science-based, environmentally sound...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
Tags: April (1), beneficial (2), Earth Day (1), environment (2), health. (1), integrated pest management (3), IPM (54), pesticides (5), pests (10), science (1), UC IPM (6)

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