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Read official pest press releases from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) below.
September 24, 2020
Bitter Cold Temperatures Will Send Pests Scurrying to Your Home this Fall and Winter
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
High Temps, Excessive Rain and Impact from COVID-19 Create Perfect Storm for Pests
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.
July 29, 2020
Native Stinging Insects Pose Greater Threat to Americans than Invasive “Murder Hornets”
Although the Asian giant hornet may not pose a significant threat to most Americans, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is reminding the public about the serious health threats that native stinging insects pose to the entire country.
July 16, 2020
Tick-borne Diseases on the Rise as Americans Spend More Time Outdoors
With more Americans expected to hit local trails and parks amid the COVID-19 pandemic than years past, experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are cautioning trailblazers to keep alert for ticks.
June 23, 2020
An Exclusive Look at the Underground Home of America’s Number One Nuisance Pest
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its latest project to show how ants live and work in large complex colonies, often right in our own backyards.
June 8, 2020
Travelers Be Warned: Bed Bugs Hungrier Than Ever
Experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are reminding travelers to stay alert for hitchhiking pests during Bed Bug Awareness Week, this June 7-13.
June 2, 2020
Mosquito and Tick Populations are on the Rise – Learn How to Protect Against Vector Pests
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is warning the public about increased mosquito and tick activity across the country and the associated health threats.
May 12, 2020
Spring Allergy Sufferers May Not Find Relief Indoors
While many people are experiencing an uptick in allergy symptoms this time of year, it’s important to be aware of indoor allergens that could be exacerbating symptoms.
May 1, 2020
Social Distancing Behaviors That Can Actually Attract Pests
People are spending significantly more time in their living environments than ever before, potentially attracting pests.
April 13, 2020
Do Mosquitoes and Ticks Transmit COVID-19? Experts Say No
The National Pest Management Association has set out to dispel at least one misconception about pests and how the disease is being spread.
March 30, 2020
Wet Weather Spurs Early Pest Activity in Most Regions Across the Country
Check out the Spring & Summer Bug Barometer® to see which pests you can expect in your region.
March 5, 2020
Know the Warning Signs of a Termite Infestation Before It’s Too late
With online conversations and engagement around the topic of termites increasing 48% just last spring alone,* the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is ensuring homeowners are aware of the dangers posed by termites during Termite Awareness Week, March 8-14, 2020.