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Joelle Harms is the senior digital media content producer for PMP magazine and its parent company, North Coast Media. Harms can be reached at or 216-706-3780.

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NYC named ‘dirtiest city in America’ due to pests, litter Posted on 22 Feb 2018 in the Cockroaches & Crawling the Web categories.

The newly released report ranked 40 urban areas across the United States, and Factors included litter, pests — such as mice and cockroaches — population density, particulate matter air pollution and nitrogen dioxide air pollution. Read more»

Poll: How much bird work will you complete in 2018? Posted on 20 Feb 2018 in the Birds & featured categories.

How does your company stack up in 2018? Read more»

Purdue researcher uses poison-coated termites to control invasive ant colonies Posted on 20 Feb 2018 in the Crawling the Web categories.

Over three weeks, nearly every ant was killed, Purdue says. Read more»

3 ways insect pests woo their mates Posted on 13 Feb 2018 in the Crawling the Web categories.

Here are the less than romantic, quirky, and sometimes fatal ways certain pests woo their mates, proving that ‘love’ doesn’t need to cost a thing. Read more»

Quiz: How well do you know your stored product pests? Posted on 12 Feb 2018 in the featured & Stored Product Pests categories.

Pantry pests, stored food pests — no matter what terminology you use, the panic for your residential customers is nearly always the same. Read more»

California firm implements ‘transparent’ online scheduling Posted on 08 Feb 2018 in the Crawling the Web categories.

Accurate Termite and Pest Control, a family-owned pest control company in Southern California, launched a new website that allows customers to schedule services online. The website in beta model last... Read more»

Cramer Pest Control owner: Industry growth lies in technology Posted on 07 Feb 2018 in the featured video categories.

Chris Cramer, owner of Fort Mill, S.C-based Cramer Pest Control predicts the pest management industry’s largest opportunities for growth. Among bed bugs and mosquitoes, Cramer says marketing a growing internet... Read more»

Parasitic wasp may use saw-like antennae to escape from host Posted on 06 Feb 2018 in the Crawling the Web & Wasps categories.

While the wasp is emerging, it may rub these spines against the host and use them like a saw to cut open the body. Read more»

Museum of Fine Arts hires puppy to detect pests Posted on 30 Jan 2018 in the Crawling the Web categories.

Riley, the new furry team member, will begin extensive scent training in the next few months. Read more»

Ant management video game examines colony behavior Posted on 23 Jan 2018 in the Ants & Crawling the Web categories.

Slug Disco Studios released the early access version of its Empires of the Undergrowth ant colony management video game. To play, users construct an ant colony underground by building tunnels... Read more»