How to Keep Mosquitoes Away While Camping

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away While Camping

During Spring, Summer, and Fall, many families love to plan camping trips! There’s something magical about getting back to nature and sleeping in the wilderness—except when the mosquitoes invade your campsite. Whenever you choose to get outside and connect with...

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The Most Invasive Mosquito in the World

The Most Invasive Mosquito in the World

The most common mosquito in the Washington, DC region was introduced to the United States in the mid-1980s. The trouble started when mosquitoes came over from Japan through the used-tire trade. Now the most invasive mosquito species in the world, the Asian Tiger mosquito, is not just a nuisance but also a disease vector.

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Are Stink Bugs Dangerous to Pets?

Are Stink Bugs Dangerous to Pets?

We all know how annoying stink bugs can be. In this area, we usually encounter the brown marmorated stink bugs. The brown, shield-shaped pests somehow always find their way into your house through cracks or openings and they quickly make themselves comfortable....

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Infographic: 5 Reasons Stink Bugs STINK!

Infographic: 5 Reasons Stink Bugs STINK!

Stink bugs are a nuisance, unpleasant to have in your home and are known to trigger allergies. Plain and simple - stink bugs STINK. Learn more about stink bugs with our infographic, 5 Reasons Stink Bugs Stink:Getting rid of stink bugs is much different than...

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Pond

How to Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Pond

Ponds are a beautiful and idyllic addition to a backyard or garden, but during mosquito season, they can become your worst nightmare. These seemingly innocent water features provide food and a safe environment for mosquito larvae, making them an ideal habitat for...

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New Study: Mosquitoes May Help Convict Criminals

New Study: Mosquitoes May Help Convict Criminals

While most of us would be hard pressed to find anything positive about mosquito bites, researchers from Nagoya University have found that mosquitoes could actually play a positive role in future forensic investigations. Scientists were curious about how long human...

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Was Washington, D.C. Built on a Swamp? 

Was Washington, D.C. Built on a Swamp? 

Summers in Washington are often described as swamp-like, and politicians frequently promise to drain the swamp. Plus, with the way mosquitoes swarm the city, it certainly feels like a swamp. These common topics of discussion are all based on the long-held belief that...

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