Pill Bugs: What You Should Know and How to Handle Them

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.

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Do You Have Mice This Winter? Signs of a Problem and Solutions That Work

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.

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3 Green Creatures You'll Find on Staten Island

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. 

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How to Get Rid of Pigeon Droppings

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.

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Earwigs: A Detailed Look at a Commonly Misunderstood Pest

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.

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