Category: Mosquitoes

Making the world a healthier place starts in your own backyard

Spring is here, and storm season started earlier than usual in the southern half of the United States. My husband, four children and I spent last Sunday picking up our backyard after thunderstorms blew the kids’ toys across the yard, and filled them with rainwater. It’s true that April Showers bring May flowers … and … Continued

Say “Yes” to a Mosquito-Free Destination Wedding

The salty ocean breeze, sand between your toes – what’s not to love about a romantic beach front ceremony? This time last year, soon-to-be newlyweds prepared for their nuptials amidst the initial reports of the Zika outbreak. With a new year of spring and summer weddings upon us, the risk of Zika-carrying mosquitoes should still … Continued

Mother Nature isn’t fazed by fall – and neither are mosquitoes

There’s a saying we like to use in Texas that goes a little something like this: “If you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait five minutes. It’ll change!” It’s true – we have wild weather here in the Lone Star State, and chances are wherever you live, you too are experiencing shifts in … Continued

Trick-or-Treat: Keep Treats Safe and Tricky Pests Out

Halloween is around the corner bringing with it cooler weather, spooky decorations, kids in costumes, and lots of candy. Spider and cobweb decorations, plastic rats, bats, and more are fun and festive, but the real pests are not if they make their way into your home. RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) ® has tips … Continued

People Taking Simple, but Not Extreme, Steps to Protect Against Zika

Recent survey shows more than 80 percent of people are using insect repellent, but not changing travel plans WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2016 – According to a recent survey conducted by RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)®, people are taking simple actions to protect themselves, their families and their homes from mosquitoes this summer; … Continued

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