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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Surrounding Area Fruit Fly Quarantine

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The Department of Food and Agriculture has placed Portions of San Bernardino and Riverside counties under quarantine for the oriental fruit fly following the detection of multiple flies in San Bernardino, Riverside and Sacramento counties. 

In San Bernardino and Riverside counties, detections in and around the city of Redlands, Yucaipa and Calimesa have resulted in a quarantine zone covering 112 square miles, bordered on the north by the San Bernardino National Forest; on the south by Highway 60; on the west by Loma Linda; and on the east by Wildwood Canyon.

for more information please visit awm.sbcounty.gov 

Oriental Fruit Fly Quarantine flyer (PDF)

February 5, 2024 Update: Calimesa residents – don’t move homegrown produce! An invasive pest called the Oriental fruit fly has been found in your city and residents can help protect the community’s produce by not moving homegrown fruits and veggies from the property where it is grown, cooperating with agriculture officials, and inspecting their gardens for signs of the Oriental fruit fly or maggots and reporting any findings to the California Department of Food and Agriculture at 1-800-491-1899. 

Learn more about Oriental fruit fly quarantines at: CAFruitFly.com  

Citrus tree, picked by a someonefruit fly and infected orange


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