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Safe Rodent Control | February 25, 2018

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Rodenticide Use Restricted in CA Wildlife Habitat Areas

October 22, 2014 |

On September 19th, California bill banning the use of second generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) in certain wildlife habitat areas was approved by Governor Jerry Brown.

The bill, AB 2657, prohibits the use of rodent poisons containing second generation anticoagulants brodifacoum, … Read More

Faces of Rat Poison

January 21, 2014 |

Raptors Are The Solution (RATS) is continuing their successful Faces of Rat Poison public education campaign in the San Francisco Bay Area to inform the public of the dangers of rodenticides.  The Faces of Rat Poison transit campaign uses gorgeous … Read More

Rat Poison in the Environment

January 10, 2014 |

Terra Verde – Rat Poison in the Environment: Risks to Your Kids, Pets, Wildlife and Birds   This NPR-KPFA radio segment is about the secret life of super-toxic rat poisons, and the risks they pose to wildlife, birds, pets, and … Read More

Public Comment on California’s Proposed Restriction of SGARs

December 16, 2013 |


Public Comment on the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Proposal to Designate Second-Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides as California-Restricted Materials


On July 19, 2013 California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA DPR) announced a proposal to restrict use of second-generation anticoagulant … Read More

Rodenticides in the Farallones Meeting

November 15, 2013 |

There will be a public comment on a pending decision by Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council about whether to formally support aerial application of the toxic rodenticides “Brodifacoum-25D Conservation” and/or “Diphacinone-50 Conservation” in the midst of … Read More

The Safe Rodent Control Resources En Español

November 14, 2013 |

The main pages of Safe Rodent Control are now available in Spanish! Explore our translated resource center and learn how to effectively meet your goals with Safe Rodent Control (SRC)—an online resource center dedicated to helping you manage rodents without the use … Read More

Spotlight on the EPA & Rodenticides

October 14, 2013 |


The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has proposed to designate second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) as California-restricted materials to address the problem of wildlife exposure and poisoning from products containing SGARs. However, these rodenticides are poisoning kids, pets and wildlife not only … Read More

Are Gophers or Moles Ruining Your Yard?

August 26, 2013 |

Got gophers, moles or voles tunneling through your lawn and garden? These pests can transmit diseases and cause property damage, making their removal a top priority when dirt mounds, ruined plantings or failing turf is discovered. While it is tempting … Read More

Feds Weigh Options for Eradicating Invasive Mice on the Farallon Islands

August 23, 2013 |

The US Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) released a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) last Friday, August 16, 2013, outlining three alternatives for dealing with invasive mice that are negatively impacting wildlife and the ecosystem on the Farallon Islands. The … Read More

Got rats? New safe rodent control website to the rescue!

August 16, 2013 |

Welcome to the newly launched Safe Rodent Control website.  This site was developed by a coalition of municipalities, pest-control practitioners, conservation groups and children’s health advocates committed to providing families and communities with a menu of safe, effective and affordable … Read More