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2 hrs ago | Pest Control
The Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame was established in 1997 to recognize and thank those who have led the pest management industry to new heights. This year, four industry icons - Ed Bradbury, Gene Harrington, Don Reierson, and Dempsey R. Sapp Sr. - join the ranks of 75 other PMP Hall of Fame inductees.
6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News
Department of Agriculture Wildlife Biologist Diane Vice holds a brown tree snake on Guam. Biologists and government officials in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are concerned after the discovery of one brown tree snake in Rota.
7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
While security forces in Baghdad focus on stopping the advance of Islamic State militants, residents of the capital are falling victim to an increase in opportunistic crime which is threatening the fragile bonds that have held neighborhoods together. The rising crime, violence, and sectarian tensions are driving families to leave their homes or the country if they can.
12 hrs ago | CBC News
Not long ago, several different species of swallows could been seen all around the province but now they are few and far between. "Swallows in particular, but among other species, I notice their population changes.
It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits. Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney's Office describes as the home's "deplorable conditions massive insect infestation, mounds of used diapers and feces," a picture is beginning to emerge of the family that lived inside.
By Sky Klaus Mia Cordova, 6, touches the tortuous shell that was on display by the Albuquerque Bio Park. Mia attends school at Harrison Schmitt Elementary.
As few as 25 beetles can be toxic to an average-sized horse, and poisoned animals can die within 72 hours. Horse owners should check hay for toxic blister beetles As few as 25 beetles can be toxic to an average-sized horse, and poisoned animals can die within 72 hours.
Autumn migration is in full swing and all are feeding up ready for leaving our shores with good numbers of Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Whitethroat and Willow Warblers on the reserve and all the resident species such as Goldfinch are in good numbers, indicating a very good breeding season. August 29 turned up a Spotted Flycatcher and the 30th a Common Tern passing through.
Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.
Another tip they received was to start scouting for armyworms. These insects occasionally appear in great numbers and their feeding can affect crops.
E dmonds is within the year-round range of the Red-breasted Nuthatch, as is much of Washington, including the mountains. Unless you see it at your bird feeders, you may overlook this nuthatch until it wanders down the trunk of a conifer towards the ground.
A walk through the rainforest of Panama will introduce you to all kinds of neat critters, including some of these insects and spiders!Cicada When people come to Panama they almost always want an experience in the rainforest. Most people book a tour through a hotel or travel agent and are guided on a tour through one of the National Parks.
Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.
Investigation: Insects, trash, drugs uncovered in Tahoe motel room An investigation into A Lake Tahoe motel owned by JMA Ventures unearthed some dirty secrets. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tIjTZi Customers say a motel near Lake Tahoe is "gross" and "disgusting."
Motorists driving behind a leaky bee truck on a stretch of Florida interstate had to roll up their windows to keep the insects out of their cars. Video footage taken of the truckload of bees on Interstate 4 in the Orlando area shows bees escaping from the truck by the thousands and motorists rolling up their windows to prevent the swarming insects from invading their vehicles, WKMG-TV reported.
Regal, the agriculture detector dog, alerted luggage from a Sudanese passenger. The CBP K9 handler then referred the passenger to a secondary agriculture examination.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:11 pm
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