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Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California

Touch-Screen Pest Management Kiosks

Kiosk

UC IPM kiosk helps solve pest management problems

The University of California Statewide IPM Program has developed a portable, touch-screen computer kiosk program to help consumers solve pest problems, protect the environment, and prevent runoff from residential landscapes.

The IPM Kiosks contain information in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF) on over 60 common home and garden pests, including pest identification and management, alternatives to pesticides and least toxic pest control, as well as safe use and disposal of pesticides. The kiosk also has tips related to proper watering, fertilizing, and avoiding problems associated with garden chemicals. Kiosk users can look up a pest by category and name, or diagnose a problem on plants. Users can watch videos, print and take home information, as well as locate resources for finding additional pest management help in their county.

Kiosks are placed throughout California as part of UC Master Gardener outreach events and in nurseries, libraries, county fairs, garden shows and expos, and plant clinics. To borrow one of our 16 kiosk units for your retail garden center, library, or government center, contact your local UC Master Gardener or UC Cooperative Extension office. For more information about the kiosks, contact Karey Windbiel-Rojas at UC IPM.

Find out when a kiosk will be in your area!

Kiosk location schedule 2014

(all locations are in California, listed by county)

Alameda County

Fresno County

  • Fresno City College—Ongoing
    1101 E University Ave, Fresno

Orange County

Sacramento County

  • Cal-EPA lobby—Ongoing
    1001 I Street, Sacramento
    (corner of I and 10th streets)

San Bernardino County

San Diego County

San Francisco County

Solano County

Created in collaboration with the Healthy Garden/Healthy Home Project, UC Cooperative Extension San Diego, the California State Water Resource Control Board, and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

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