Tag: bird management

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NWCOA Wildlife Expo 2019 was a hot ticket

May 4, 2019 By
In February, more than 370 people attended the National Wildlife Control Operators Association’s (NWCOA’s) Wildlife Expo in sunny Myrtle Beach, S.C. The event kicked off with a warm welcome reception in the group’s largest exhibit hall to date, with 40... Read more»
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Bird control strategies for commercial accounts

March 25, 2019 By
Here are some recommendations from South Elgrin, Ill.-based McCloud Services on strategies for protecting your industrial and commercial accounts from birds. Read more»
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A different take on bird control

September 6, 2018 By
Trash-collecting birds are part of the answer for cleaning up cigarette butts at an amusement park in France. Read more»
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2018 bird management product guide

May 11, 2018 By
Looking for new bird control products or services? Check out Pest Management Professional‘s 2018 Bird Management Product Guide. Avian Enterprises Bird Repellent Line In 2015, Devlin Reynolds, owner of bird repellent manufacturer Natural Forces and Rejex-It, passed away. His family... Read more»
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5 questions with Ecoskan’s Sam Tutton

December 8, 2017 By
This spring, Ecoskan opened an office in Las Vegas, Nev., that focuses solely on pest control auditing services for commercial clients. Read more»
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3 tips for residential bird management

June 20, 2017 By
To say the residential pest management market has its fair share of bird issues is an understatement. I’ll never forget when we moved into our new home and was awakened by a loud, repetitive banging outside my bedroom window. I... Read more»
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European starling: Combatting largest pest bird species in US

September 12, 2016 By
In his play Henry IV, Part I, William Shakespeare glorified starlings for their ability to be taught the name of a person and repeat it over and over to the king. Believe it or not, Shakespeare is responsible for one... Read more»
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How to control pigeons at tourist attractions

July 5, 2016 By
Editor’s Note: In 2016, we’re taking a look at how to convert do-it-yourself (DIY) practitioners to customers of professional pest management services — and how to prevent current customers from going “the other way.” In this second installment, we examine... Read more»
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Mitie launches drone service for pest inspections

June 20, 2016 By
Mitie‘s pest control business revealed plans to offer drone services for pest bird inspections. The drones will use thermal sensors to check for pest birds in buildings up to 400 ft. — areas which previously may have been inaccessible. The drones,... Read more»
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Bird Management: Not as Simple as One Might Think

September 30, 2014 By
To many, bird management equates to merely tackling pigeons, sparrows and starlings. But our industry must foresee myriad other challenges, such as: woodpeckers drilling holes in the marque facing of a country club; seagulls nose-diving near children eating popcorn; and... Read more»