Wildlife

Sniffing an opportunity: More PMPs offer wildlife management

September 7, 2017 By
More PMPs offer wildlife management as the business professionalizes and grows with urban sprawl. When it comes to wildlife management, the glass is half full — but only because half of pest management professionals (PMPs) have yet to enter the market,... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Inspect, document customer’s property for wildlife

October 19, 2016 By
When servicing a customer call for a wildlife problem, take time to inspect the property for wildlife exposures of which your customer might not be aware. That’s your golden opportunity for on-the-spot add-on business or follow-up work for more extensive... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Tips & Tricks: How to manage raccoons

October 5, 2016 By
Raccoons are a common wildlife nuisance. They harbor in culverts and drainage ditches before entering buildings, attics and chimneys, often through gaps in extended windowpanes. Female raccoons may breach attic screens or roof vents to gain entry, to establish dens... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Use latest wildlife management technology

September 28, 2016 By
During the past decade, wildlife management technology has advanced in many ways. One of the newest, most advanced forms is a remote monitoring tool that allows for 24/7 notification access regarding all wildlife activity, including but not limited to, raccoons,... Read more»
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… from ‘Snopes’ to Nopes

September 6, 2016 By
Do you know about Snopes.com? If you’re an Internet smarty-pants, you probably do. You see something on Facebook — usually in the form of a meme or a well-circulated “news” story from a less-than-reliable online publication — that sounds a... Read more»
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Video: Python chokes PMP on reality TV show

August 30, 2016 By
Pest management professional Craig Freeman of Stop That Pest in Birmingham, England, was filming the reality TV show “Deadliest Pests Down Under” in Australia when he was nearly strangled by a python. Seen in the video clip from the TV... Read more»
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Wildlife management merits a closer look

August 29, 2016 By
Wildlife management is a “one to watch” pest segment, we proclaimed in our 2016 State of the Industry report. Nearly half of our survey respondents offer wildlife management, and more than one-third report the niche’s profitability is increasing. Handling raccoons,... Read more»
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Top 10 nuisance wildlife for Critter Control franchise

August 26, 2016 By
Climate and location can determine which wildlife is the biggest nuisance for Critter Control throughout the year. The following list is the most applicable for spring and summer: Raccoons are nocturnal mammals common throughout North America. Besides the native northern... Read more»
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Rodent, wildlife steal show from mosquito on Olympic Golf Course

August 19, 2016 By
When you’re playing the #OlympicGolf course and come across the world’s largest rodent… pic.twitter.com/vqMl4kqcGr — Olympic Golf (@OlympicGolf) August 17, 2016 Athletes who played the first rounds of Olympic golf in 112 years were warned of the native wildlife they might... Read more»
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Critter Control franchise heeds the call of the wild

August 4, 2016 By
Kevin Clark was a small fish in a big pond. Now he’s a big fish in a big pond. After starting and expanding Critter Control through franchising, he has helped Rollins grow strategically by selling his business to it. After... Read more»