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Posts Tagged: public health

Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California residents and gardeners. Found throughout California, burrowing ground squirrels cause damage to landscapes and structures while feeding on ornamental or...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (3), control (41), Dimson (2), disease (32), garden (46), ground squirrel (6), landscape (25), management (27), pest (74), Pest Notes (58), public health (3), Quinn (11), rodent (4), UC IPM (223)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Investigating the Pathways of Rodenticide Movement in Urban Wildlife

Urban coyote on pathway. (Credit: PxHere.com)

Rodenticides continue to come under scrutiny in California due to issues surrounding the potential for nontarget injury to wildlife and pets. While California already has the strictest rodenticide laws and regulations in the country, there have been...

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Tags: bait (3), exposure (2), nontarget injury (1), pests (55), public health (3), rodent (4), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (223), Wildlife - General (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Experts Converge in March to Discuss Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Coyote in residential neighborhood. [T. Boswell]

Wildlife and people have been in the news lately. Perhaps you've heard of coyotes wandering in your neighborhood. You might have also read about how you shouldn't feed wildlife. Did you know they are connected? It's a problem when people feed coyotes...

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 12:48 PM
 
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