When you hear the word “coyote,” you probably think of prairies and desert areas, old Westerns, or cartoons. But did you know that coyotes now live on Long Island? Coyotes actually live in most areas of the United States – as well as Canada, Mexico, … [Read more...] about Coyotes on Long Island?
Cicadas are back! Or will be soon. The timing depends upon when the ground becomes warm enough. This batch of cicadas will emerge by the billions in a dozen states ranging from New York to Illinois to Georgia. … [Read more...] about Billions of 17-Year Cicadas Set to Emerge in NY in 2021
Emerald ash borers are on Long Island and because they can infest trees without a homeowner realizing it, it is often too late when they are detected. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Cornell Cooperative Extension … [Read more...] about Should Long Island Worry About the Emerald Ash Borer?
No one likes being surprised by an insect, whether that's a spider making a sudden visit while you're in the shower or finding a cockroach when you turn on the kitchen light. Still, finding a bug in these places – while startling in the moment – isn’t … [Read more...] about 7 Unusual Places Bugs Hide
Holiday baking is a big job. Finding pantry pests in your ingredients is an unpleasant surprise and not the type of visitors you want this time of year. Luckily, you can prevent these unwelcome arrivals. … [Read more...] about Baking Tips for a Pest-Free Holiday