Tag: Alabama

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‘New’ cockroach species is old hat

August 26, 2019 By
Those who work with insects and otherwise admire Mother Nature might look at the photo at right and think this is a nice-looking, colorful cockroach. They also may wonder, “Wow, I’ve never seen this before! Is this a new species?”... Read more»

Yellowjacket supernests reappearing in Alabama

June 27, 2019 By
Entomologist Charles Ray believes Alabama may see high numbers of perennial yellowjacket nests, which can be several feet wide, this year. Read more»

Terminix ranks Top 50 termite cities

March 14, 2019 By
Terminix, a ServiceMaster company, names the Top 50 most termite-infested metro areas in the country in honor of Termite Awareness Week. Cities in the southern United States dominate the list, with Mobile, Ala., taking the top spot. Florida and Texas... Read more»
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Terminix releases top 15 US termite cities list

March 21, 2017 By
Terminix has released its ranking of the 15 most-infested U.S. cities, and revealed that residents of Mobile, Ala., reported the most cases of termite infestations in 2016, followed by three cities in Texas and four in Florida. In addition to... Read more»
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UA pest program wins award

July 18, 2016 By
The Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) has awarded the University of Alabama the 2016 APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award for its submission, “The University of Alabama Pest Management Operations.” APPA’s Effective & Innovative Practices Award recognizes new programs... Read more»
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Key 7 Software announces new CTO

March 4, 2016 By
Bo Stewart joins Birmingham, Ala.-based Key 7 Software as chief technology officer. Stewart brings more than 15 years of experience from many aspects of the technology industry, including development across multiple platforms, database design, and hosting and security. He has developed... Read more»
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Vulcan raises $2,800 for charity

February 2, 2016 By
Pelham, Ala.-based Vulcan Termite and Pest Control recently raised $2,800 for the Susan G Komen of North Central Alabama cancer awareness organization. “We figured that there are so many people in our lives, people that we know and families that... Read more»
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Cook Museum receives $1 million from local CEO

November 10, 2015 By
The Board of Directors of the Cook Museum of Natural Science recently received a $1 million donation from Dorothy Davidson. She is CEO of Davidson Technologies Inc. (DTI), a Huntsville, Ala., technology services company dedicated to providing engineering, technical and... Read more»
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NPMA updates bed bug state regulations resource

August 31, 2015 By
Earlier this month, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) compiled its database of state-specific bed bug laws and rules into a downloadable PDF. Visit NPMAPestWorld.org/State_Bed_Bug.pdf to download the file. The last time the database was thoroughly updated was in 2013. The compilation will... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame Spotlight: John R. Cook Sr.

August 5, 2015 By
The Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is comprised of Dr. Laurel Hansen, Dr. Phil Koehler, John R. Cook Sr. and Noad Corley. The magazine staff will induct these deserving candidates in an invitation-only black-tie dinner and ceremony in Nashville... Read more»