Fact Sheets / Formas Informativas

Currently there are 18 fact sheets / formas informativas in English and 4 fact sheets in Spanish. They are designed to assist you in finding non-toxic and less-toxic solutions for managing pests in and around the home. If you can't find information on a specific pest after reviewing our "pull down" menu below, please feel free to Ask The Expert.

Specific Pests

General Assistance

En Español

Pest Plants

Some people even consider certain plants pests. They are commonly referred to as "invasive plants" or "exotics". Invasive plants are introduced to California from other parts of the world. Because the natural pest diseases, or weather conditions that keep the plants in check in their homeland are missing in California, these "invasives" have taken over natural areas and have smothered our native plants. For more information on invasive plants, what they look like, and/or what you can plant instead, visit: