Summer Pests in California
Summer means barbeques, vacation and plenty of time to spend with family and friends. However, it also means summer pests. This is the time of year when even those who never see pests will see an influx of bugs and other bothersome creatures. Here in California, we are not immune to this annoyance. Let us […]
Invasive Species in California
An invasive species is a plant, animal, insect or other species that aren’t native, but that has been introduced by non-natural means. In addition, it would be a species that has been shown to have a tendency to spread in a way that may harm the environment or native creatures, plants, etc. Sadly, the movement of humans […]
Are Ants Dangerous to Humans?
If there is any one insect that fits the description of “pest” most accurately, it is probably the ant. There is nothing more frustrating than finding they have invaded your kitchen or built a hill in your yard. Even though they are annoying, they are not dangerous–are they? Well, actually they can be. There are […]
Bugs That Hibernate in Your Home during the Winter Season
Insects can’t generate their own heat like warm-blooded animals, so they must obtain it from external sources. They have developed a number of strategies for surviving through the winter, including overwintering and migration. One of the most common overwintering strategies for insects in temperate climates is to move indoors during the winter. This typically occurs […]