Yearly Archives: 2012

Bed Bugs Unfazed By Ultrasonic Devices, Researchers Report

Bed Bugs Unfazed By Ultrasonic Devices, Researchers Report Northern Arizona researchers Kasey Yturralde and Richard W. Hofstetter tested four different products, none of which successfully drove away bed bugs. With bed bugs bunking just about everywhere these days, people battling … Continue reading

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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM KEY TO SUCCESSFUL PEST CONTROL

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM KEY TO SUCCESSFUL PEST CONTROL Hulett Environmental discusses the importance of creating an integrated pest management (IPM) program IPM is a process involving common sense methods and environmentally friendly solutions for controlling pests. The approach incorporates … Continue reading

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Top Five Pest Stories of 2012

Top Five Pest Stories of 2012 From the West Nile virus and Yosemite Hantavirus outbreaks to Lyme disease and the plague, it could be argued that 2012 was the year of pest-related infectious diseases. But, there were also some weird … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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Your Christmas tree may harbor up to 25,000 ‘freeloading’ insects: scientist

Your Christmas tree may harbor up to 25,000 ‘freeloading’ insects: scientist Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” Er, not quite. Get a magnifying glass and take a … Continue reading

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Winter Pest Q & A

Will pest infestations this winter be worse than most winters? Pests need food, water, and shelter, just like humans. If conditions are good for any of these, a population will thrive. If all three are available, populations will explode. As … Continue reading

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Termites?

This is so funny!

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Ensifera insect group

The hearing system of the Ensifera insect group continues to surprise. Though mammals and insects have been evolving separately for a long time (and of course, they’re a much older group than us), a study in November found that how … Continue reading

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The Assassin bug

Photo: rizalis/Flickr Meet the world’s most gruesome killer. The assassin bug proudly displays the exoskeleton of its kills (after it sucked out the innards as dinner) on its back! But there’s logic to that macabre madness: … the assassin bug’s … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

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Hulett Environmental Services ~ Lawn Care

Hulett Environmental Services ~ Lawn Care   Family owned and operated for over 40 years, Hulett provides the friendly, personalized service you expect from a family business while still remaining the leader in the latest pest prevention and

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Termite Control Tips

Below is a list of time-proven tips and techniques to help make the exterior as well as the interior of your home less susceptible to termite attack. Outside: Install shrubs, mulch and other landscaping at least 2 feet from the … Continue reading

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Florida Asks FDA Approval to Eliminate Dengue Fever With Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Florida Asks FDA Approval to Eliminate Dengue Fever With Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are awaiting approval from the federal government to begin releasing hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes to stop the spread … Continue reading

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Pest Control FAQ’S

Answers to your pest control questions! Why should I choose Hulett Environmental Services? How can I tell the difference between a flying ant and a termite? What is a termite swarm, and what should I do if I experience one? … Continue reading

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The Peacock spider

We couldn’t resist these amazing photographs. The Peacock spider (Maratus volans) is a species of jumping spider native to eastern Australia. Only 5mm in length, it is only the males that have this bright colouring. The males also have extensions … Continue reading

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Hot Peppers Tested as a Rodent Deterrent

Hot Peppers Tested as a Rodent Deterrent MISSOULA, Mont. — Researchers in Montana are testing hot peppers to see if they will deter deer mice from eating grass seeds, the Helenian.com reports. Dean Pearson, a research scientist with the U.S. … Continue reading

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Florida Battles Tree Termites

Florida Battles Tree Termites The termites have moved into an area of South Broward and experts are conferring on how to battle them, the Miami Herald reports. MIAMI — The exotic tree termite, Nasutitermes corniger, have moved into an area … Continue reading

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Cockroaches: Allergies and Asthma

Missy Henriksen with the National Pest Management Association explains how cockroaches can affect people who suffer from allergies and asthma.

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Winter Pest-Proofing Can Keep Rodents and Other Pests Away

Winter Pest-Proofing Can Keep Rodents and Other Pests Away NPMA Staff For many homeowners, pest proofing is a chore relegated to the warmer months of the year. But many pests gain entry into homes in the winter as they seek … Continue reading

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