Pest Management

This collection of links contains useful information about pest control and services available in the County of Marin.

Biological Control

Useful links and information on the Biological Control Program in the County of Marin.

Glassy-winged Sharpshooter (GWSS)

The Glassy-winged Sharpshooter is a serious pest in California and also spreads other diseases to a variety of agricultural crops and ornamental plants.

Gypsy Moth

One of the most destructive pests of hardwood forests and shade trees in the United States.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

IPM combines biological, cultural, mechanical, physical and/or chemical tools and other management practices to control pests in a safe, cost effective and environmentally sound manner that contributes to the protection of public health.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Commission

Oversee implementation of the Marin County Integrated Pest Management policy, advise and make recommendations to the IPM Coordinator and Board of Supervisors as needed.

Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM)

Information on the Light Brown Apple Moth.

Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District

The District is responsible for the prevention, elimination or control of mosquitoes and other arthropods known to be potential carriers of infectious diseases.

Our Water, Our World

Provides information about less toxic alternatives to protect water quality.

Pest Detection

This is a proactive program to detect pests before they become established.

Pest Exclusion

This Pest Exclusion program provides protection to Marin County by helping to prevent unwanted pests from entering and becoming established within the county.

Pest Management

The Pest Management program protects our local agriculture and the environment.

Pests and Other Problems

Learn about garden pests and problems and how to avoid and treat them.


Statewide integrated pest management information.