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Posts Tagged: poisonous

Giant hogweed in the news

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Invasive plants don't get much coverage in the news, especially at the state and national level.  As I've argued previously, this lack of media attention is a problem when it comes to motivating the public and political players into proactively...

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:46 PM
Tags: cowparsnip (1), hogweed (1), media (1), natural areas (1), news (1), poisonous (2), toxic (1), wildlands (1)

Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good news is, most spiders are not likely to bite or cause lasting harm if they do. Plus, they provide natural pest control! Here are a few spiders commonly found...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (1), control (1), crab (1), garden (1), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (1), poisonous (2), spider (1), UC IPM (1), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden
 
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