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EPA | PestWise

September 24th, 2013

PestWise is a collaborative suite of EPA partnership programs that promote environmental innovation in pest management where we live, work, learn, play, and farm. More About Us >>   // Get the Environmental Tips widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info)

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A Lesson in Pest Prevention and Treatment

April 15th, 2013

Stinging Insects 101: A Lesson in Prevention and Treatment By NPMA Staff Stinging insects are most active in the summer and early fall when their nest populations exceed 60,000. Some 500,000 people are sent to the hospital emergency room every year due to stings from insects such as yellow jackets, honeybees, paper wasps, hornets and […]

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Earth’s Most Extreme Insects

November 2nd, 2012

Entomologists at the University of Florida scoured the literature to come up with a list of insects that were the coolest, fastest, largest, longest, loudest and brightest. They also chose more unusual champions: best imitator, least specific vertebrate bloodsucker and most spectacular mating just to name a few of them. Wired Science put together a list […]

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Boxelder Bugs Making A Fall Appearance In Tennessee

October 30th, 2012

Boxelder Bugs Making A Fall Appearance In Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Many people may have noticed a flying black bugs with red markings near their homes. Boxelder bugs make themselves know in the fall. “Boxelder bugs spend most of the time in the spring and summer up in trees,” according to University of Tennessee entomologist […]

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Tick-Borne Illnesses Soar in TN

May 22nd, 2012

Tennessean.com: Tick-Borne Illnesses Soar in TN Seven-year-old Kaitlyn Stetzer of Hendersonville was released from the hospital Saturday after a week there. Doctors suspect she contracted Rocky Mountain spotted fever after being bitten by a tick. / Submitted Her parents never saw a tick or any indication of a bite, but 7-year-old Kaitlyn Stetzer spent almost […]

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Why this year’s tick season will be really bad

April 17th, 2012

Why this year’s tick season will be really bad AP file This little critter, a common brown dog tick, is looking for a snack. Don’t let it be you! By April Hussar Picnics, hikes, afternoons in the garden — all wonderful ways to take advantage of the warmer weather. But keep in mind that along […]

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5 Disgusting Bugs That Could Invade Your Home

November 28th, 2011

5 Disgusting Bugs That Could Invade Your Home Written by MikeDeHaan Photo: CDC/ Dr. Dennis D. Juranek Here is my selection of the worst home invaders from the world of insects. You want to keep these bugs out of your home – or get rid of them once they get in! 1) Bedbugs Photo: JLplusAL […]

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PEST PROOFING YOUR HOME FOR THE WINTER

November 3rd, 2011

When it gets colder outside, pests look for a place to live inside.  Our homes are the most likely refuge. It is something we experience every year and homeowners need to take steps during the fall to pest proof for the winter months. With a cool, moist summer and spring in the Northeast, and extreme […]

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Pest Proofing 101

October 10th, 2011

Why do homeowners need to worry about pest proofing their homes?  When it gets colder outside, pests look for a place to live inside.  Our homes are the most likely refuge. It is something we experience every year and homeowners need to take steps during the fall to pest proof for the winter months. Will […]

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“Battle of the Bugs” set to protect hemlock trees from adelgids on Cumberland Plateau

May 24th, 2011
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