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The Truth About Termites

Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Spring is here which means pest activity is on the rise. Termites are one of the top pest concerns for many city dwellers and rural residents alike. The infographic shows some interesting facts about termites. Here in California, there are three kinds...

Termite Awarness Week Infographic
Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:45 PM
Tags: control (41), damage (12), NPMA (1), pest (75), spring (9), termites (7), UC IPM (225)

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC Davis' annual Open House event, invites people to visit the campus and interact with fun and educational exhibits. UC IPM has participated in Picnic Day for...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC Riverside Fumigation School

Fumigation Tent.

The Urban Entomology Program at the University of California, Riverside and AgriTurf Distributing are joining forces to present The UCR Fumigation School on Wednesday and Thursday, November 15 and 16, 2017. Classes will be held at UCR Extension, 1200...

Posted on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 3:41 PM

Retiring entomologist will be missed

Vernard Lewis.

He built a villa for termites, delighted school children with giant cockroaches, did “time” at San Quentin State Prison, traveled the world looking at insects and, in 2016, Vernard Lewis was inducted into the Pest Management...

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 5:08 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), cockroaches (12), Pam Kan-Rice (3), termites (7), UCANR News (2), Vernard Lewis (2)

It's Termite Awareness Week!

Reproductives of dampwood, drywood and subterranean termites (L-R). [R. Tabuchi]

Termite Awareness Week (March 16-22) is a campaign created by the National Pest Management Association to call attention to the damage termites can cause to structures and to make sure homeowners understand how to prevent and deal with termite...

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Tags: awareness (8), dampwood (1), drywood (1), management (28), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), subterranean (2), termites (7), UC IPM (225)

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