The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds those travelers to stay vigilant and keep bed bug prevention tips in mind to avoid picking up these unwanted and unpleasant pests.
“Memorial Day means the start of summer and a holiday weekend filled with family fun, sun and travel for many Americans,” noted Missy Henriksen, [...]
Below is a great article that was written by CBC about bedbugs in vacation homes. Click here to view the original.
Bed bugs can be the bane of hotel and motel guests across the country.
But summer camps and cottages aren’t immune either. The pesky insects are finding their way to rental cottages.
David Saunders [...]
Below is a great video about Tim McCoy, who runs the Dodson Urban Pest Management Lab at Virginia Tech. He believes that bedbugs are an epidemic that will get worse before it gets better. McCoy’s lab is at the forefront of research on pesticide resistance and finding new control methods for bedbugs, like Diatomaceous earth.
Bedbugs have forced 85 athletes and coaches competing at the Canada Winter Games to be moved from the Tim Hortons Children’s Camp. The camp was being used as lodging for freestyle skiers and coaches [...]
50 years ago, bedbugs were largely eradicated due to extensive spraying of DDT. Unfortunately due to travel and pesticide resistance bedbugs have made a huge resurgence – currently the estimated annual growth is 100 – 500% annually. Some of the factors to consider:
Due to environmental and health concerns, many governments have banned insecticides like [...]