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Don't let Mosquitoes Ruin your Barbeque

If you’ve lived in South Carolina any amount of time then you are certainly no stranger to mosquitoes. This area has two elements that make it a mosquito happy place: tons of shady foliage and lots of moisture. 979 more words

General Pest Control

A tale of three mosquitoes: how a warming world could spread disease

David Yeates, CSIRO

Changing wildlife: this article is part of a series looking at how key species such as bees, insects and fish respond to environmental change, and what this means for the rest of the planet. 1,028 more words


Which Annoys You More: Asian tiger mosquitoes, ticks, or stinkbugs?

The Frederick News-Post recently conducted an on-line poll asking which pest is more annoying. Since it was August, they chose to find out if their readers thought cicadas or stink bugs were worse. 345 more words

Mosquito Control

Good morning and Happy World Mosquito Day!

What is World Mosquito Day?

  1. An annually observed day every August 20, that commemorates British doctor Sir Ronald Ross‘s discovery in 1897 that female 
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Mosquito Control

Mosquitoe Spray

The wet weather here has created a fantastic environment for mosquitoes! Man are they fierce this year! Big ones too, not just a lot of them, but some bigger than normal. 177 more words


SPECIAL EDITION: How concerned should we be about the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus?

This just in from Jenny Marder, PBS News Hour:

“Last Thursday On Thursday, federal officials announced that the tropical Chikungunya mosquito-borne disease had been transmitted for the first time within the United States, infecting two Florida residents. 602 more words

Mosquito Control