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Touch-Screen Pest Management Kiosks


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 Anne Schellman at UC IPM.

Find out when a kiosk will be in your area!

Kiosk location schedule 2015

(all locations are in California, listed by county)

Fresno County

  • Fresno City College, Math, Science, Engineering Building, 2nd floor
    1101 E University Ave, Fresno

Orange County

Sacramento County

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

San Mateo County

  • Orchard Supply Hardware
    May 5-Oct 31
    1010 Metro Center Blvd, Foster City
    (650) 525-2100

San Diego County

  • MiraCosta College Horticulture Dept.—Ongoing
    1 Barnard Dr., Bldg 7000, Oceanside
    (760) 795-6841
  • County of San Diego Operations Center CafĂ©
    October 1-December 31
    5520 Overland Ave, San Diego
  • El Cajon Public Library
    August 1-January 6
    201 Douglas Avenue, Cajon
    El Cajon Branch Library Web Site
  • UCCE San Diego County Office Lobby—Ongoing
    9335 Hazard Way, Ste #201 (2nd floor),
    San Diego
    (858) 822-7711
    UCCE San Diego County Web site

Stanislaus County

  • Stanislaus County Agricultural Center Lobby
    September 8-December 31
    3800 Cornucopia Way Ste A.
    Modesto, CA 95358
    (209) 525-6800

Yolo County

  • ANR Building Lobby—Ongoing
    2801 Second Street
    Davis, CA 95618
    (530) 750-1240

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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