- Created: 17 January 2017 17 January 2017
You have seen them before: small, dark gray or black bugs that wear "suits of armor" on their backs. Pill bugs, often affectionately called "roly-polies," are some of nature's least scary critters. As far as pests go, many people don't feel personally threatened by pill bugs, and they will overlook them as a result.
- Created: 10 January 2017 10 January 2017
At this time of year, mice tend to come indoors where it's warm and comfortable. Knowing the signs of a mouse infestation and what you can do about it can help you avoid problems and get rid of an infestation in its early stages.
- Created: 03 January 2017 03 January 2017
The Staten Island Greenbelt encompasses nearly 3,000 acres of wild habitat. The meadows, wetlands, and forests of the island nurture birds, insects, and mammals. Meanwhile, marine animals from dolphins to harbor seals are often spotted along the abundant shoreline.
- Created: 10 November 2016 10 November 2016
One of the most common pigeon-related issues is their guano, or droppings. As we discussed in our previous blog, "Why Pigeons Are a Problem," pigeon guano can threaten your property as well as your health.
- Created: 03 November 2016 03 November 2016
Do you cringe when you hear the word "earwig"? You're not alone. These slender, black or brown insects with pincers have been rumored to climb into people's ears, hence their name. But rest assured-this story is just a myth. Nobody is quite sure where it originated, though articles that date back to the 1700s have mentioned it.