Agriculture
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VIDEO: Traps in Residents’ Yards Help County Watch for Invasive Pests

| 3:16 PM

Insect detection specialists for County Agriculture, Weights and Measures help guard the region against potentially devastating pests. They vigilantly set and check traps for many insects, including Gypsy moths and Japanese beetles in summer months. Neither of the insects has made it to San Diego County yet, but the pest detectors are keeping close watch to prevent an infestation.

Environment

It’s Not Just the Holiday Season, It’s Tick Season

| 9:32 AM

You may not know it, but in San Diego County, winter is tick season, and San Diego County’s Vector Control Program is reminding people to remember to wear insect repellent and take simple precautions like wearing long sleeves and long pants when hiking or heading out into nature.

Environment

6 Tips to Keep Ticks Off

| 12:32 PM

Finally! The sun is back and you’ve been itching to get outside for a hike. Just remember, it’s tick season in San Diego County, and you need to protect yourself and your pets.