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Experts Warn of Mosquito Population Explosion

MyFOXOrlando.com: Experts Warn of Mosquito Population Explosion ORANGE COUNTY, FL - Perhaps the biggest obstacle to enjoying the outdoors in Florida in the summer is dealing with all the mosquitoes, and this year, several southern states are issuing warnings about the … Continue reading

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A Virus May Make Mosquitoes Even Thirstier for Human Blood

A Virus May Make Mosquitoes Even Thirstier for Human Blood By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. The dengue virus may actually make mosquitoes thirstier for human blood, new research has found. In a study published last week in PLoS Pathogens, mosquito … Continue reading

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PEST-PROOFING CAN HELP KEEP PESTS OUTDOORS THIS SPRING

PEST-PROOFING CAN HELP KEEP PESTS OUTDOORS THIS SPRING Hulett Environmental Services offers tips to help homeowners pest-proof their home Spring is here and that means weekends throughout April will find homeowners opening windows, packing away the winter clothes and returning … Continue reading

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USDA Urges Americans to Prevent Invasive Pests, Protect American Agriculture

USDA Urges Americans to Prevent Invasive Pests, Protect American Agriculture WASHINGTON, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced that it is dedicating the month of April to sharing information about the threat … Continue reading

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Ants Top List of Concern for Homeowners

Ants Top List of Concern for Homeowners Homeowner Advice on Keeping Ants Away As of 2006 there are 9,000 to 10,000 known ant species and researchers believe that there may be more than 20,000 species worldwide. With this fact in … Continue reading

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“Rate My Rat” Photo Contest

When you hear of a photo contest you generally think of the usual. City skylines, pets, families, insects would all fall into the category of “usual”. This particular photo contest does not fall into that “usual” category.  New York Subway … Continue reading

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Which Parks and Recreation Star Got Bed Bugs?

EOnline.com: Which Parks and Recreation Star Got Bed Bugs? Making movies isn’t as glamorous as you might think. Especially indie flicks. Just ask a certain Parks and Recreation star about the time she got bedbugs… Aubrey Plaza ended up with a … Continue reading

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7 Amazing Insect Ninja Skills

7 Amazing Insect Ninja Skills If insects were ninjas… well… they’d be pretty good at it. Many of the advanced technologies humans have developed for combat purposes, insects possess naturally. In some cases, their nature has our tech beat.  

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Mild Winter Brings More Pests

To guard against the early emergence of pests, Hulett Environmental Services offers the following tips for homeowners: Maintain a one-inch gap between soil and wood portions of a building. Keep mulch at least 15-inches from the foundation. Seal cracks and … Continue reading

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Flowers wilt. Candlelight fades. Roaches are forever.

Flowers wilt. Candlelight fades. Roaches are forever. Can’t decide on what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day? Sometimes the answer is all around us, and right where it’s been for millions of years—like cockroaches! How better to express … Continue reading

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Scary Food Fact: Beetle Eggs In Canned Asparagus? The FDA Says It’s OK

Scary Food Fact: Beetle Eggs In Canned Asparagus? The FDA Says It’s OK Scary Food Fact No. 1: FDA Allows Rodent Hairs And Bugs into Peanut Butter, and Beetle Eggs in Canned Asparagus When dealing with produce that has been … Continue reading

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Insects provide clues to crimes

BBC Inside Out finds out how scientists are using insects to help police forces around the world solve fatal crimes. Scientists working on the forensic entomology team based at London’s Natural History Museum collect and analyse flies, beetles and their … Continue reading

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Scientists are creating super soldier ants

Scientists are creating super soldier ants…a good idea? Researchers and scientists from McGill University in Canada had discovered that the ant species Pheidole morrisi has all the tools needed to become a big headed monster. All the researchers had to … Continue reading

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The inside scoop on occasional invaders

The inside scoop on occasional invaders Occasional invaders are pests that find their way into your home once in a while. They are typically looking for food, warmth, or just lost their way and stumbled into your home.  Traditionally they … Continue reading

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Junior Scientist PSA

Junior Scientist PSA  

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Pest Poll ~ Rats

How many people in the U.S. are bitten by rats each year? less than 100 101-1,500 1,501-5,500 5,500-10,500 Over 10,500    pollcode.com free polls 

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Hulett Kid’s Corner

Have you and your family seen the Hulett Kid’s Corner section of our website yet? We have informational games and riddles for the entire family to enjoy. The kid’s corner is designed to help teach your kids about our environment … Continue reading

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Commercial Environmental Services: Health Care

Healthcare facilities are susceptible to most of the pests common in most houses and businesses. Ants, fire ants, bedbugs, cockroaches, ticks, fleas, mice, mosquitoes, rats and spiders, among others, can all slip into buildings as people and deliveries come in … Continue reading

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How Hungry Mosquitoes Cool Themselves

NYTimes.com: How Hungry Mosquitoes Cool Themselves Most blood-sucking insects urinate while they feed so they can avoid filling up on fluid and get more nutrients out of their meal. But some species of mosquito also do what is called preurination … Continue reading

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