The Bug Lady: Missy Henriksen


Where Do Fruit Flies Come From, Anyway?

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I had hoped to get one more BLT out of the last locally grown tomato in the bowl and enjoy the last of a particularly good batch of nectarines but something beat me to the enjoyment of them – fruit flies! In recounting my disappointment to a friend, she asked the question that I so often hear, “where do those things come from anyway?”
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Brave People Need NOT Apply

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PestWorld Show Us Your Scream Contest — The Bug Lady
Have you got a great scream inside you? Can your family show us a guttural reaction to creepy-crawlies? You will find all the details of the Show Us Your Scream Contest here. Show us what you’ve got! The winning entry will get to scream again – but this time for fun – with an all expense paid trip to an amusement park!
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School's Out!

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[CRAWING-CATERPILLARS].- [NEWS-&-VIEWS-BLOG-IMAGES] - Pest Media
If I had known about PestWorldForKids.org when my kids were younger, bugs would have most certainly been part of our exploration. One of the newest additions to the domain is Critter Crafts, very cool bug-oriented crafts you can make with your children.
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Cockroaches and their Link to Asthma

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If you are reading this and thinking "this does not apply to me because my house is too clean for cockroaches,” think again! Research has shown that more than 63% of American homes have detectable levels of cockroach allergens. Ick!
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Filming a Television Show

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[MISSY-ON-SET-OF-THE-REVOLUTION].- [NEWS-&-VIEWS-BLOG-IMAGES] -Pest Media
Today was anything but an average work day. I traveled to New York City to tape a pest prevention segment for ABC’s "The Revolution."
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More is not always better

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Ants Picture - Ant Photos from PestWorld
My husband was in charge of anything creepy crawly in our house. When he came home from the store armed with cans, bottles and jars of products that promised to kill things I didn’t want in my house, I didn’t ask any questions, even when he covered our kitchen counter with impressive looking quantities of stuff he found at the store.
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Meet the Bug Lady

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Missy Henriksen, The Bug Lady – Pest Management
Meet Missy Henriksen, vice president of public affairs for the National Pest Management Association....also known as "The Bug Lady."
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