Saturday, May 30, 2020

Ask the Pest Professor: Mouse Hunt

Is it true you never have “just one mouse” in your house? Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has the answer!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Bob Vila's Top 5 Spring Pest Proofing Tips

Home improvement expert Bob Vila shares his top 5 tips to prevent a pest infestation this spring.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Inside The Ant Colony - Deborah M. Gordon

Ants have one of the most complex social organizations in the animal kingdom; they live in structured colonies that contain different types of members who perform specific roles. Sound familiar? Deborah M. Gordon explains the way these incredible creatures mate, communicate and source food, shedding light on how their actions can mimic and inform our own behavior.

Lesson by Deborah M. Gordon, animation by Steve Belfer Creative Inc.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

How to Eliminate Fruit Flies

Discover fruit flies in the kitchen? Find out how to eliminate these flies and prevent a future infestation.

Monday, May 18, 2020

3 Most Common Summer Pests

Missy Henriksen with the NPMA discusses the three most common pests encountered in the summer: mosquitoes, ants, and ticks.

Friday, May 15, 2020

How to Properly Remove a Tick

Ticks will be out in full force this summer. Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to properly remove a tick from the skin.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The 411 on Cockroaches in the Home

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) developed a news video on cockroaches that discusses cockroach prevention and control around the home.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Introducing "Murder Hornets" to America

Sightings in Washington state of Asian giant hornets* raise concerns that the enormous insects may be settling in North America. Live Science Senior Writer Mindy Weisberger tells the tale of how "Murder Hornets" got their name and what's going on with our new visitors.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Critter Crafts: Egg Carton Ant

All you need is an empty egg carton and some craft supplies like paint and pipe cleaners to make an ant that can live in your house without invading your kitchen!

Sunday, May 3, 2020

How to Pest Proof a Pantry

Moths, beetles and other pests are known to infest pantry items. Watch this video to learn the proper way to pest proof a pantry.