A Long-Lost Insect Has Been Rediscovered

Back in 1960, the Dryococelus Australis – which was better known as the stick bug or tree lobster on Lord Howe Island, located between Australia and New Zealand – was declared extinct. Rats that were able to escape a capsized boat just off the coast of the island made their way onto it in 1918… Read more »

Your Pests Might See Better than You

While insects aren’t exactly known for their exceptional eyesight, as it turns out, the assumption that insects might have poor eyesight is not accurate. While insects do see the world much differently than humans do, insect’s eyesight is much more complex than we once thought. Previously, scientists believed that insects were unable to see fine… Read more »

Keep Bees Away from Your Home

You may have been heard that bee populations are thought to be declining, and that it’s important for us to do our part to keep their population healthy, by planting native flowers and encouraging pollination. However, we don’t need to allow bees to hang out in or around our home. Bees can pose as a… Read more »

Protect Family from Mosquitoes this Summer

There’s no denying it: summer is upon us and many of us celebrate the season with backyard barbeques and frequent trips to the beach. Along with summer comes many pest issues, and you should be taking precautions to protect your family against mosquitoes. Protecting your family from the harmful bites of mosquitoes has never been… Read more »