Ouch! So Many Fire Ant Bites?

We hope that you are not out and about ready to stick your hands into a fire ant hill. Though, if you wonder what disturbing a colony and enduring a swarm of fire ant bites would be like? Well, this guy has your answer, and you can safely watch from your computer. Fire ants protect…

Mosquito Prevention This Spring

As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more and more essential to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes are vector pests and can transmit other harmful diseases such as West Nile virus and Chikungunya, in addition to Zika. With warm weather rolling in…

Low Tech DIY Mosquito Trap

From Gizmodo: Mosquitoes love to breed inside discarded car tires. So why not use this against them? Such is the thinking of Canadian researchers who have developed a DIY mosquito trap that’s already proving its worth in field tests. The trap is called Ovillanta, and it was developed by researchers from Laurentian University with help…

Zika Virus Facts

The news is all over reporting about the Zika Virus, so much so it is hard to know what we should be concerned, or not, about it. So here is a handy list of Zika Virus facts. Zika virus is spread to adults through the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquito species is specifically the…