Tag: pollinators

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Sanitation best method for reducing mosquitoes

May 9, 2018 By
Having one’s yard sprayed will help reduce both larval and adult population levels. Read more»
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PMPs discuss pros, cons of offering mosquito service

May 29, 2017 By and
ERIC: Kurt, I think we really need to ramp up our mosquito service and provide this quality service to all of our customers, as well as any new customers. KURT: We need to crawl before we run. Also, aren’t you... Read more»
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Experts advise how to handle Zika concerns

October 12, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) asked the president of RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) and the executive director of the National Pest Management Association’s Professional Pest Management Alliance (NPMA’s PPMA), how our industry should respond to the headline-grabbing topics... Read more»
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Happy National Pollinator Week

June 21, 2016 By
Nine years ago the U.S. Senate unanimously approved and designated a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” to help address the issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem... Read more»
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Burt’s Bees launches buzzworthy campaign with actress Lea Michele

March 10, 2016 By
“Glee” star Lea Michele is partnering with Burt’s Bees on a new campaign to raise awareness about the declining honeybee population. The company’s “Bring Back The Bees” campaign at urtsees.com is asking the nation to drop the letter “b” in... Read more»
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The Buzz on Pollinator Policy

September 8, 2015 By
On May 19, the White House released its 58-page National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, delivered by President Barack Obama’s Pollinator Health Task Force. In the mainstream media, it’s the kind of story that... Read more»

Thousands of Honeybees Perish in Highway Accident

April 20, 2015 By
Policies have been put in place to protect honeybees, however maybe what they really need are tiny seatbelts. Yet another truckload of honeybees has crashed – this time in Washington – killing thousands of the pollinators. A truck carrying about... Read more»
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Bee Buzzes by White House Lawn; Panic Ensues

April 7, 2015 By
Pest management professionals know bees are pollinators that need protection. So does the President of the United States, who discouraged children from swatting a bee who happened to buzz by while he was reading them Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild... Read more»
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NPMA Tips: When a Pollinator is a Pest

October 25, 2014 By
The go-to speech for elementary school career day presentations is often about good bugs vs. bad bugs; and pollinators, particularly honey bees, are referred to with special reverence as one of the good guys. These school-age interactions usually are punctuated... Read more»