Ticks and tick bites are among the drawbacks of summer. With their tiny size, how easy it is not to realize you have been bitten, and the diseases they can transmit (Lyme Disease is just one)… ticks can be a serious issue for outdoor activities. Fortunately, you can take steps
An unidentified disease is blinding and killing birds. The first reports occurred in May, and it is baffling scientists as it spreads up the east coast and westward.
Humans are not the only species that have colonized the planet. The modest ant has spread out on every continent – including Antarctica – and has built massive colonies underground. The sizes some of these colonies can achieve are astounding. Fortunately, the average ant colony is a fraction of the
Summer means cookouts, pool parties, playing in the backyard, etc. – and mosquitoes can make them miserable. Fortunately, you have options to make your yard less attractive to mosquitoes.
“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite” is more than just an old phrase people would say. Bed bugs have had a major resurgence since the 1990s, making bed bug pest control more important than ever. With Bed Bug Awareness Week occurring June 6-12, 2021, we decided
When people hear the word “tick” they often think of deer ticks and the most common health risk they transmit – Lyme disease. However, Lone Star ticks (which originally were predominantly in the southeast) have been migrating north, ranging from Maine to Oklahoma due to climate change over the last
All too often, people see black ants and can’t tell the difference between carpenter ants and “regular” ants. That’s a problem both ways because people might ignore a carpenter ant problem, thinking it’s just a few pests and only discover the real issue after significant structural damage has been done.