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Bees are omnivores, new research shows

September 5, 2019 By
Contrary to the belief that bees eat just nectar and pollen, a team of scientists has shown that bee larvae have a taste for "microbial meat."  Read more»
Rene Fiechter

ADA Fiechter earns IPM award

March 24, 2017 By
The year: 2008. The place: Nassau County, N.Y. — the Village of Hempstead in particular. As Nassau’s assistant district attorney (ADA) for community affairs, René Fiechter wanted to address issues that most affected quality of life in Hempstead. Conversations with... Read more»
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Dr. Corrigan wins IPM award

February 28, 2017 By
Dr. Robert Corrigan, a Pest Management Professional magazine Hall of Famer (Class of 2008), has earned an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Dr. Matt Frye, an urban... Read more»
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Bird-X weighs in on WNV-bird link

November 5, 2015 By
Editor’s Note: According to a Nov. 4 News.Discover.com article, the West Nile virus (WNV) is “decimating” U.S. native bird populations. Chicago-based bird control product manufacturer Bird-X has issued a response as follows: The disease people typically thought of as a human and... Read more»
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