Lab photo of a black spider with a red hourglass shape in its underside

Western Widow (Latrodectus hesperus).  Photo by Laurie Kerzicnik.  Larger image (3.2MB)

The Extension IPM Urban Entomology program at Montana State University focuses on providing horticulture and structural insect information and identification for homeowners, businesses, and public institutions throughout Montana.

This page serves as a directory for urban entomology related publications and other educational resources.

For more information about this program, contact MSU Extension arthropod diagnostician Dr. Laurie Kerzicnik.  

Current News with Insects and Spiders

The latest news, events, and publications made available by the Extension IPM Urban Entomology program.  To learn more about the insects found in Montana yards and gardens, check the fact sheet section of this website.  Stay up-to-date on the latest Montana entomology news by subscribing to MSU Extension Urban IPM Alerts.

Explore Further

Browse urban entomology fact sheets, and explore related Extension IPM programs.

Directory of available urban entomology publications, multimedia, and educational tools.

Learn about insects that live in Montana with this ever-growing archive of fact sheets.

Integrated pest management focused on educating professionals in the fields of arboriculture, landscape, nursery, and lawn care.

Working to reduce health and environmental risks from pest management, improve management practices, and increase IPM adoption.


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