Archive for October, 2012

Rare “headless” ladybug discovered in Montana

October 26, 2012By 0 Comments

Rare “headless” ladybug discovered in Montana By Laura Zuckerman  SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Sleepy Hollow has its headless horseman and now Montana has a headless ladybug. The newly discovered insect tucks its head into its throat – making it not only a new species but an entirely new genus, or larger classification of plants and […]

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Hawaiian happy face spider

October 25, 2012By 0 Comments

The Hawaiian happy face spider (Theridion grallator) has naturally evolved a multitude of patterns in order to confused predators – and many of them strangely enough resemble a yellow smiley face. Scientists believe that having individuals with varying patterns has helped the species avoid predators such as forest birds, but no one’s quite sure why […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Cockroach Infestations

October 24, 2012By 0 Comments

Missy Henriksen with the National Pest Management Association provides tips to help you prevent and treat cockroach infestations. Cockroach treatment Cockroach treatments Cockroach extermination  

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Hairy Crazy Ants in South Mississippi to Stay, Experts Say

October 23, 2012By 0 Comments

SunHerald.com: Hairy Crazy Ants in South Mississippi to Stay, Experts Say Looks like the Coast is stuck with hairy crazy ants. Colonies have established themselves in Hancock and Jackson counties. The good news is they don’t sting. The other good news is they run off fire ants. The bad news: Fire ants are generally preferable. […]

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NPMA Announces Pest Photo Contest Finalists

October 22, 2012By 0 Comments

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the top ten finalists in its second annual Pest Photo Contest, a national online competition that challenged photographers to submit images of common household pests, rodents and small wildlife. To enter, photographers – amateur and avid alike – submitted their favorite pest photos to the PestWorld Photography […]

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Fischer Environmental Services

October 19, 2012By

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West Nile Virus Infographic

October 18, 2012By 0 Comments

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Fire Ants!

October 17, 2012By 0 Comments

Fire ants can cause problems in structures if the workers are habitually foraging in the structure for food. These areas can be partially protected from ants originating in outdoor mounds by applying barrier sprays or dusts of residual insecticides to the soil and foundations around a building. However, this type of treatment is not as […]

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Fall Pest Proofing

October 12, 2012By 0 Comments

Use the following tips to keep pests away from your home this Fall and Winter. Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home using caulk and steel wool. Pay close attention where utility pipes enter the structure. Install door sweeps and repair damaged screens. Screen attic vents and openings to chimneys. Store food in airtight containers and […]

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New Survey Finds More Than Half of Americans Concerned About West Nile Virus

October 11, 2012By

According to a new survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), 54 percent of Americans are concerned about West Nile Virus (WNV), a serious and potentially fatal disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes, and 22 percent took more steps to protect themselves from mosquitoes this year than in years past. The survey findings come […]

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