May

There are over 3,000 species of mosquitoes found worldwide, and 120 found in the United States. Mosquitoes are an annoyance because of their parasitic nature. They also can be a serious health hazard due to their ability to transmit blood borne parasites that cause disease. What people might not know is the role these bites play in the mosquito biological …

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What goes into a blog post? Helpful, industry-specific content that: 1) gives readers a useful takeaway, and 2) shows you’re an industry expert. Use your company’s blog posts to opine on current industry topics, humanize your company, and show how your products and services can help people.

Where Are The Bugs

Well, it’s spring time in New England and the flowers are blooming. Wait, no they’re not! what’s up with this winter? Is it ever going to go away? The answer is: eventually it will and with going away come the bugs. The prediction for this year is all about moisture pests. With all the damage to wood structures and snow slowly melting there …

The Birds and The Bees?

It’s really a natural thing! Why are there so many babies born between September through January? We are part of the animal kingdom, and spring means it’s mating season. Who’s going to kick off the season? Just about everyone (I mean every … animal) … but the good old deer mouse is right up there at the front of the …

Believe it or not

Spring is right around the corner Who knows what the first insect pest of the season will be? I suppose the image gives it away … it’s the carpenter ant. I say “insect pest” because you will see in our next blog what the first “animal” pest is. What to do about carpenter ants? Truly, if you are facing an …

Our First True Blog

Eco Systems Pest Management – Our Blog Many of you know us … and therefore know how important the highest level of customer service is to us. Why mention that in a blog? Well, because that’s what our blog is about – providing a service. Our hope is that we gain a readership because of the excellent content we supply …

December

Brown Recluse Spider

The brown recluse spider is one of two dangerously poisonous spiders found in the United States. Although brown-recluses are non-aggressive, disturbing them can cause them to bite and release very potent venom. Fatalities are rare, but are much more common among children, the sick, and the elderly. Throughout the years, the brown recluse has been known by a variety of …

November

Cluster flies are found throughout North America and Europe, and probably originated in North America during the colonial days. They are large dark gray to black flies that resemble houseflies in appearance; however, they are larger and, in reality, are not related to houseflies at all. In fact, they are in the same family as blowflies and flesh flies. To …

October

Bed bugs, which are wingless, parasitic insects, have made a huge comeback in recent years. With the development of DDT, they were virtually eliminated and almost nonexistent until the mid-90s, when pest-control companies began baiting (rather than spraying) for cockroaches and ants. As a result of this change in technique, bed bugs were no longer being killed along with roaches …

September

The house mouse originated in the arid grasslands of Southeast Asia. Three subspecies similar in appearance are generally referred to under the name of one species, the Mus Musculus. Like their larger counterparts, rats, they are nocturnal creatures, feeding at night to avoid predation. Mice are timid, social, and territorial. The most common house mouse observed in the US is …