|Pest Identification and Management for people in Maine
The intent of these pages is to help people in Maine identify pests (and other curious critters) that are found in and around the home and garden, and to provide information on how to control them, if necessary.
Information you can use, research you can trust.University of Maine Cooperative Extension is your doorway to University of Maine expertise. We put university research to work—in homes, businesses, and communities—in every corner of Maine.
Image Description: Decorative button for linking to a page that describes the UMaine Extension Greenbug Education Program
Image Description: Click this button to go to our page containing Fact Sheets and links to information about insects, spiders and other critters a Maine homeowner might encounter
Image Description: Click this button to get assistance with Pest Identification
Image Description: Link to our online photo gallery of insects, spiders and other critters that a homeowner in Maine might encounter.
Image Description: Link to our Insect and Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab at 491 College Avenue in Orono
Image Description: Link to some definitions of what IPM is
Image Description: Link to a page containing our contact information
Image Description: Click for listing of further resources, including information on home-related rodents, bats, etc.
Image Description: Decorative notice reminding viewers to take advantage of our alphabetical list of critters on our website.