Tag Archives: FLorida pest control

SmarterTravel.com: Bed Bugs – Something Special In The Sky?

SmarterTravel.com: Bed Bugs – Something Special In The Sky? Planning to get some shut eye on your next long flight? Don’t let the bedbugs bite! Consumer website Elliott.org reports that Patricia Sweeney, a passenger on a Delta flight from Atlanta to New York, … Continue reading

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Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Released Jube Hate bugs? Now is your chance to get revenge. Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon has been released for PC. Notice how every year bugs get bigger and new varieties come out of the … Continue reading

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World’s biggest bug? That depends…

World’s biggest bug? That depends… Mark Moffett / Minden / Solent Entomologist Mark Moffett found this carrot-eating giant weta in a tree on New Zealand’s Little Barrier Island. The cricketlike critter weighs 2.5 ounces (71 grams) and has a length … Continue reading

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Discovery of new ant may signal wave of expansion

Discovery of new ant may signal wave of expansion By HARRY EAGAR – Staff Writer (heagar@mauinews.com) , The Maui News There are no ants native to Hawaii, so whenever a researcher sees an ant, it’s an invader. While scouting for … Continue reading

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Pest Control Links and Resources

Great Pest Links and Resources from The Blogosphere! Enjoy! What if theres bedbugs in my closet? Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon BusinessInsider.com: 9 Tips for Pest Control this Winter Science News: Scanning Technology for Bed Bugs Bed Bug Facts & Statistics … Continue reading

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Pest Proof Your Home!

Hulett Environmental Services recommends the following steps to pest proof your home this winter: Seal up any cracks and holes on the outside of your home including areas where utilities and pipes enter your home. Frequent vacuuming can help to … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Pantry Pests Invade Your Holiday Recipes

Don’t Let Pantry Pests Invade Your Holiday Recipes When the weather turns colder and the holiday season approaches, many opt to stay indoors and bake treats for friends and family. When digging through your cabinets and storage for baking necessities, … Continue reading

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Win $3,000 For Your School!

Insects and animals are amazing and they are incredibly fun to learn about in the classroom. It’s when they come indoors—into our homes and schools— that they can become pests. Some pests are simply nuisances, while others including rodents, ants, … Continue reading

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Recent flooding causes major spike in Polk County mosquito population

Florida Mosquito Control

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Black Widow Spider

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Three Weird Insect Sports

Three Weird Insect Sports By Maryam Louise When it comes to the world of weird sports, there are certainly some offenders. As People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) states on their website concerning animals used for entertainment purposes: … Continue reading

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2011 PCT Bed Bug Survey Results

PMPs report seeing large increases in the number of bed bug encounters in college dorms, hotels, nursing homes, office buildings, schools and daycare centers, hospitals, public transportation and movie theaters compared to last year. More specifically, many places experienced double-digit … Continue reading

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Nikon Announces Winners of 2011 Small World Competition

Nikon Announces Winners of 2011 Small World Competition By Alex Wild 1st place winner: Portrait of a green lacewing larva (20X) by the inimitable Igor Siwanowicz While science journalists’ attention remains focused on the Nobel prizes, another set of awards- … Continue reading

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Hulett Environmental Services Blog Posts

Checkout some of our archived posts below! End Malaria Ugly Bugs – Kids Corner 5 Supervillain Tactics Science Is Using to Kill Mosquitoes Follow Hulett Environmental on LinkedIn with your QR Reader Ant Control Questions ~ Hulett Environmental Services Why … Continue reading

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The *Hulett Environmental* Daily

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Ugly Bugs – Kids Corner

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Uninvited Pest Costs ~ Infographic

Check out this great infographic I found courtesy of FIXR.com

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Voice of America: Scientists Target Mosquito-Borne Illnesse

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Watch for beetle activity at night

Watch for beetle activity at night By Adrian Hunsberger dade@ifas.ufl.edu Q. I have small brown beetles eating up my loquat trees. What should I do since my trees have fruit? It’s very hard to tell from leaf samples what exactly … Continue reading

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Why Giant Bugs Once Roamed the Earth

Why Giant Bugs Once Roamed the Earth Ker Than for National Geographic News Published August 8, 2011 Predatory dragonflies the size of modern seagulls ruled the air 300 million years ago, and it’s long been a mystery how these and … Continue reading

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