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Floating Fire Ants: How Fire Ants Survive Flood Waters

How do red imported fire ants survive flood waters? Learn about floating fire ants and get information on how to deal with a red imported fire ant sting.

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List: 6 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe from Pests During Hurricane Season

How can you keep your home safe from pests during hurricane season? These 6 tips will help you to keep your house pest-free even when dealing with hurricanes.

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What is that Buzzing by the Beach?

What are horse flies and how do you deal with them? Horse fly bites can ruin even the best beach days. See our tips on dealing with horse flies at the beach.

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The Science Behind Fireflies

What makes fireflies flash? Read on to learn about the science behind this dazzling summer bug.

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Look Out: Cicadas to Swarm Southeast in Spring 2017

Check out this FAQ to learn about the 17-Year cicadas that are expected to emerge in the spring of 2017 for the first time since 2000.

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Clover Mites Flourish in Early Spring

Despite its name, there’s nothing lucky about finding a clover mite. Learn more about this nuisance pest.

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Southeastern U.S. Braces For Heavy Termite Season

Discover the five types of termite species to be aware of at the turn of the season if you reside in the southeastern United States.

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Squirrels 101

Read on to find out what squirrels look like, what they eat, where they live and whether or not they are a threat to humans.

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Squirrels Driving West Coast Homeowners Nuts

Along the west coast, there are five squirrel species that frequent backyards (and occasionally the confines of our homes). Learn more about these species.

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Raccoons Moving Through Northeast Neighborhoods

Raccoons are particularly a concern in areas where their populations are thriving, such as the east coast and in cities. Learn more about these wild animals.

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Apartment Living: How to Keep Pests Out

Apartment complexes are among the toughest structures for pest control. Find out our three main tips to avoid a pest encounter in an apartment complex.

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Where Do Mosquitoes Go in Winter?

It’s a common misconception that mosquitoes simply die upon Jack Frost’s arrival. Read on to learn more about seasonal mosquito activity.