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June 29, 2018 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

West Nile Virus: What you need to know

In the United States, West Nile Virus is now the most common mosquito-borne disease transmitted to humans. Here's what you need to know about this sometimes deadly infection.

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June 28, 2018 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin • Helpful Hints

Do you invite the bite?

It's true: Mosquitoes DO prefer some people more than others. An estimated 20 percent of the population is especially attractive to mosquitoes. Here's why.

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June 27, 2018 • Helpful Hints • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

What's the deal with DEET?

Whenever the subject of mosquito repellent comes up, DEET is always mentioned -- either as a panacea or a problem. So, which is it? Here are the deets.

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June 26, 2018 • Seasonal Bug Bulletin • Outdoor Pests

Why do mosquito bites itch?

We all know mosquitoes are little vampires out for blood, and they take it and go before you're even aware you've been bitten. So why do their bites itch for so long after they get their fill?

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June 25, 2018 • Seasonal Bug Bulletin • Helpful Hints • Outdoor Pests

The Three Ds of Mosquito Control

Mosquitoes are coming... and they’re out for blood. With summer here, remember the Three Ds of mosquito control if you want to enjoy the great outdoors without calling the "swat" team.

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June 21, 2018 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Five insects that will bug you this summer

It's the first official day of Summer! Here are five insects that will prove to be the biggest problem pests during these warm months.

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June 18, 2018 • Outdoor Pests

How to keep yellowjackets away from your picnic

No amount of preparation for your picnic can save it if yellowjackets invade. Here's how to keep them away from your food -- and your loved ones.

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June 7, 2018 • Helpful Hints • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

The right and wrong way to remove a tick

In those cases where you discover that a tick has hitched a ride on your body (or your pet) and gotten comfortable, here are some DOs and DON'Ts when it comes to removing it.

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June 6, 2018 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

June is Great Outdoors Month

Although it's not technically summer yet, spring's iffy weather has finally given way to warm temperatures conducive to outdoor activities and connecting with nature. That's why we celebrate June as Great Outdoors Month!

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