Temperature and Mosquitoes

Temperature and Mosquitoes

We are not the only ones who enjoy those warm, summer days outdoors. The cold-blooded mosquito thrives in warmer weather, increasing their activity and making you more aware of their presence through their itchy bites. Being cold-blooded insects, the mosquito can’t...

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All-Natural Mosquito Treatment

All-Natural Mosquito Treatment

There are very few things in this world mosquitoes fear, but anything to give you a helping hand against their reign of terror is worth a try. The go-to anti-mosquito spray is DEET, but for several reasons, many people can’t or won’t use this chemical. As an...

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DC Mosquito Squad: Fighting Mosquitos AND Bad Guys

DC Mosquito Squad: Fighting Mosquitos AND Bad Guys

After starting what seemed like just another day of fighting the good fight against mosquitos and other pesky pests, two DC Mosquito Squad employees stopped in at an Arlington, Virginia 7-Eleven for a quick break. Little did they know that the rest of their day was...

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Bats and Other Mosquito Predators

Bats and Other Mosquito Predators

Mosquitos might be the dreaded enemy of summer picnics and hikes through the woods, but these annoying pests have made their own enemies in the animal world. Bats and other mosquito predators are great for keeping the mosquito population in check, but often times,...

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Invasive Mosquito Species

Invasive Mosquito Species

Did you know that prior to the 1940’s, malaria was a very common problem in our southern states? The Center for Disease Control (CDC) was originally known as the Office of Malaria Control in War Areas because mosquitos and malaria were so prevalent in states like...

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West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes

West Nile virus is a viral infection transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. The virus is widely spread across the world with cases having been documented in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Asia, America, Canada and Australia. Most people infected with the virus...

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