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Posts Tagged: exclusion

World Migratory Bird Day

Mud nests made by a colony of cliff swallows. [W.P.Gorenzel]

World Migratory Bird Day (May 10) is a yearly event to help promote awareness about migratory birds and their habitats. The campaign celebrates the migration of birds across countries and continents and focuses on their conservation. However, during...

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 1:46 PM
Tags: birds (9), buildings (1), endangered species (3), exclusion (4), migratory (2), nest (2), pest (75), UCIPM (66)

California drought may be causing shifts in pest behavior

Male and female adult oriental cockroaches [UC IPM]

This summer, the media frequently reported an increase in the density of pests in the home and landscape. The drought has been cited as the cause of these problems. Pest control companies quoted in articles confirm that the demand for their services is...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:54 AM
Tags: Andrew Sutherland (1), ants (30), cockroaches (12), drought (25), exclusion (4), habitat modification (1), rodents (5), UC IPM (225)

Flies in the Summer

Adult house flies

Summer is in full gear and along with warm weather comes the abundance of some seasonal insect pests such as flies. Of the thousands of fly species, only a few are pests in and around the home, the most common one being the house fly. Flies can carry...

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 12:54 PM
Tags: disease (32), exclusion (4), flies (8), Gerry (1), house (1), IPM (64), Pest Notes (58), summer (9)

Excluding Migratory Birds from Buildings

Figure 1. Damage caused by cliff swallows and their nests.

[Article originally appeared in the November 2014 issue of the Retail Nursery & Garden Center IPM News] Although urban areas are important habitats for migrating birds, birds can also quickly become a nuisance or economic issue when they begin...

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Tags: birds (9), exclusion (4), IPM (64), migratory (2), Pest Notes (58)
 
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