Month: September 2012

Don’t Swat the Stingers

Written by: Robin L. Tabuchi, Research Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley. I have always been curious about insects. When I was little, I loved catching them and observing their behavior. Now that I have my own child, I love seeing the fascination in his eyes every time he spots an insect. No matter what he … Continued

TRIVIA THURSDAY: How Much Do You REALLY Know About West Nile Virus?

West Nile virus and the mosquitoes carrying it have been stealing the spotlight in the news lately, but how much do you REALLY know about this disease? Well, prepare yourself for some tips and tricks for how to ward off West Nile virus in your own backyard — literally! West Nile virus probably won’t happen … Continued

Lyme Disease Danger Gets Personal

Written by: Bobby Kossowicz, mother of two, Branchburg, New Jersey Bobby Kossowicz is a mother of two from Branchburg, New Jersey, who has past personal experience with pests and the importance of controlling them. Before becoming a full-time mom, Bobby worked in the pest control industry, and she combines her professional experience with her perspective … Continued

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