Ground Squirrel and Gopher Control Course Available Online
As part of the UC Ag Experts Talk webinar series, courses are being made available to interested parties online. The most recent addition to the online library is “An Integrated Approach to Managing Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers.”
The course, which was originally presented in June 2020, is comprised of eight video segments that cover:
- Description, biology and ecology of ground squirrels and pocket gophers
- Damage caused by the pests
- Control options — habitat modification, trapping, baiting and fumigants
The course content is free. For those who require a certificate of completion and continuing education units, UC is offering a discounted price of $10 through October 31, 2021. The discount code SquirrelGopher50 should be entered in the voucher box when making the online payment.