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National Pollinator Week set for June

April 26, 2019 By
The event is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions pollinators like bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles make to ecosystems and agriculture. Read more»
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Winter prep: Fill structural gaps to prevent overwintering pests

November 7, 2018 By
Stinkbugs, ladybugs, cluster flies and yellowjackets — along with bats, squirrels and other wildlife — are all still very active this time of year, which is why Rose Pest Solutions is offering advice to homeowners in order to keep these unwanted visitors... Read more»
hibernating little brown bat. Myotis lucifugus. Photo: Dr. Paul Cryan, USGS

Bats: White-nose syndrome confirmed in Kansas

April 3, 2018 By
White-nose syndrome — a fungal disease that affects hibernating bats — has been confirmed in Kansas, which marks it as the 32nd state to confirm the presence of the disease, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.... Read more»
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2-step solution for removing lone birds from buildings

December 27, 2017 By
Luckily, there’s a simple, two-step solution that works in almost every situation. Read more»
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hibernating little brown bat. Myotis lucifugus. Photo: Dr. Paul Cryan, USGS

Snuggling bats have better survival rates

November 23, 2017 By
The study was conducted by researchers with Massey University in New Zealand and the USGS. Read more»
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New invention prevents pests from entering gable vents

December 20, 2016 By
A home remodeler from Rougemont, N.C., invented the patent-pending Bandit Barrier, a “pest exclusion device” installed onto gable vents. In the attic of a home, gable vents allow hot air to escape, which becomes an entry point for pests. These... 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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Town builds bats homes to control mosquitoes

July 6, 2016 By
A Long Island town continues to add bat houses at several of its parks with the goal of attracting bats and, in turn, reducing its mosquito population. In the wake of recent threats of West Nile and Zika viruses, mosquito reduction methods have... Read more»
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Pest Entry Management’s BATMAN kills bugs with bats

June 10, 2016 By
Forget Ben Affleck or Christian Bale — the newest Batman around is Jay Lee with Pest Entry Management in Nashville. He was given the nickname for his inventive and well-publicized chemical-free approach to catching bugs. He creates bat houses, wooden... Read more»
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Automaker Tranforms Car Battery Covers Into Bat Boxes

August 3, 2015 By
Anyone who drives a Chevrolet Volt, which is powered by electricity and gasoline, probably feels good about the fact that hybrid cars are environmentally-friendly. Now, they can feel even better because bats and other creatures are benefitting from the car’s battery covers, Business... Read more»
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