Rodent Control – Nature’s way

The HOOT project Glen Prichard, a businessman in Southern California, is taking pest control to a new level to benefit California farmers.  He is part of a group of organizations including the Wolf Education & Research Center, Nature’s Remedy, and Owl Brand Discovery...

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New Research on Bed Bugs

A press release went out Tuesday, Dec 6th from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene with results on important new research on bedbugs.  Researchers found that bedbugs are able to genetically withstand inbreeding.  This means a single female that has...

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Underground Yellowjacket Nest (Auburn, CA)

    Can you believe the size of this yellowjacket nest!!?  This poor unsuspecting customer on Ted’s route in Auburn, CA was mowing his lawn and came across this nest.  The opening was only about the size of a quarter, but ended up being a massive nest underground!...

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Rat Pest Contol: How to get rid of Rats

Look at the size of this rat!!  16 inches including the tail! Did you know rats are very difficult to bait and trap?  They are naturally suspicious of anything new placed in their environment.  But if you eliminate their food supply (pick up any spent fruit and...

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Ants at School

              We were recently called out for an ant problem inside a school office building.  The ants were nesting inside the ceiling and throwing out small pieces of insulation at the edge of the ceiling support beam. Often times, people see shavings like this and...

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Pest Photo Contest – Finalist

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the winner in its first annual Pest Photo Contest, a national online competition that challenged photographers to submit images of common household pests, rodents and small wildlife. Pete Elbert,...

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Chemical Safety at Home

Keeping your children safe from household chemicals. Here’s a snippet from the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) website: Every year hundreds of thousands of California Children under the age of 5 years of age are poisoned in the home with household...

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Rattlesnake Removal

One sunny day last week, Mrs. Smith was busy making a Bundt cake when little Johnny and little Suzie came running into the kitchen screaming, “There’s a snake in the yard!”  Mrs. Smith dropped the mixing spoon, and went running out to the back yard, and what did she...

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