Tag: West Nile

Get ahead of mosquito populations this spring

April 2, 2018 By
As temperatures begin to rise, overwintering mosquitoes will start to emerge out of the dormant stage. Read more»

Mosquitoes as moneymakers for PMPs

June 9, 2017 By
The maladies associated with mosquitoes — Zika, West Nile virus and other types of encephalitis, dengue, etc. — have brought this service segment to the forefront of the public. Pest management professionals (PMPs) responding to our 2017 Mosquito Management Survey... 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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AMCA installs Cope as president

February 10, 2016 By
Dr. Stan Cope, director of entomology and regulatory services for Memphis, Tenn.-based Terminix, is being installed as president of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) at its annual meeting in Savannah, Ga., today. Founded in 1935, the AMCA is a... Read more»
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Managing Zika fears means knowing the real stakes

February 2, 2016 By
Any customers asking you about the dreaded Zika virus yet? As spring slowly (sloooooowly) draws closer, you’ve probably come to terms with the fact that it’s only a matter of time. How to go about easing their minds? Well, you... 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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NPMA survey: U.S. adults undereducated on mosquitoes

August 13, 2015 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has surveyed American adults about their knowledge of mosquito diseases in the U.S. and bite prevention practices. “Our survey found that although many Americans are aware of the prevalence of West Nile virus (WNV)... Read more»
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RISE offers WNV prevention tips

June 26, 2013 By
WASHINGTON—In observance of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, June 23 to June 29, Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) is bringing attention to the importance of eliminating the growing threat of mosquitoes that are spreading West Nile Virus (WNV) across... Read more»
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