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Read official pest press releases from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) below.
April 1, 2021
National Pest Management Month Celebrates Tireless Efforts of Pest Control Professionals Across the U.S.
This National Pest Management Month, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is calling attention to the essential services pest control professionals provide and applauding their steadfast commitment to ensuring our homes and businesses remain protected.
March 18, 2021
The NPMA today released its bi-annual Bug Barometer® forecast. According to the group’s team of entomologists, warm and wet spring and summer conditions predicted for much of the U.S. will contribute to spikes in pest populations nationwide.
March 4, 2021
Each year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage in the U.S., which is not typically covered by homeowners insurance. NPMA is educating homeowners about the threats these pests pose during Termite Awareness Week.
February 24, 2021
NPMA released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased vector pest pressure for the remainder of winter and into spring.
February 5, 2021
As many parts of the U.S. experience heavy snowfall and bitter temperatures, the National Pest Management Association is warning Americans of pests that may enter homes to seek shelter from the elements.
January 27, 2021
According to the CDC, human cases of tickborne Lyme disease are more common in the U.S. than previously thought. In the wake of this alarming uptick, the NPMA is reminding the public about the health threats posed by ticks and the precautions people should be taking when outdoors.
December 10, 2020
With the holiday season in full swing, make sure to take proper precautions to protect your home from pantry pests that can quickly ruin sweet, seasonal treats.
December 2, 2020
In the wake of online holiday shopping deals, many Americans can expect a flood of packages at their doorstep throughout the weeks ahead. What many don’t expect, however, is that those packages could be harboring pests, giving them direct access to your home.
November 16, 2020
In order to help keep the season merry and bright, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is urging homeowners to remember to check those trees, wreaths and garlands before bringing them into the home.
October 19, 2020
Rodents are one of the most prevalent and dangerous public health pests in the country. During Rodent Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is educating the public on how to protect against the dangers rodents pose through their newest project, Rodents Revealed.
September 24, 2020
According to NPMA's bi-annual Bug Barometer® forecast, the warm and wet summer experienced across most of the nation coupled with predictions of bitter cold and snow this winter will force pests indoors in droves.
August 18, 2020
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased pest pressure from vector pests, including ticks and mosquitoes, for the remainder of summer and into fall.