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Sweet Sounds: Get Ready for Cicada Season

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Sweet Sounds: Get Ready for Cicada Season

Cicada mania is coming this spring. Billions of “Brood X” cicadas will emerge for the first time in 17 years when the ground becomes warm in late April or early May. Having spent nearly two deca...

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Cockroach or Water bug?

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Cockroach or Water bug?

Cockroaches and water bugs both belong to the Insecta class, but beyond that they are surprisingly different. Cockroaches belong to the order Blattodea and water bugs are a part of the Hemiptera...

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How to Prevent Stink Bugs In Your Home

Friday, March 19, 2021

How to Prevent Stink Bugs In Your Home

Stink bugs are most prominent in the fall and spring seasons, just in time to interrupt beautiful weather — how rude! While they won’t cause you any harm, they can be a nuisance in your home. Yo...

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Spotting and Preventing Squirrel Damage in Your Home

Friday, February 19, 2021

Spotting and Preventing Squirrel Damage in Your Home

Squirrels in the wild hardly ever pose a threat to humans. But when squirrels make their way into your home, they can bring a whole heap of trouble with them. While these critters are usually ha...

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Hi, My Name Is: How These Bugs Got Their Names

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Hi, My Name Is: How These Bugs Got Their Names

There are over 900,000 different kinds of living insects known to man (not counting the ones we don’t know about). That means there are a lot of insects that have needed names over the years. Wh...

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