Posts Tagged ‘Ticks’

On November 9, 2018, Bug Off Pest Control Center hosted the 16th annual New York Pest Expo. This years theme, Transitions. In the article below, our friends at Pest Management Professional
Magazine help to describe the event and the meaning of the theme. 
We had over 400 people in attendance. For those of you who couldn’t join us, we hope you’ll make next years event. But in the meantime, enjoy this article and let us know if you have any questions. 

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Tick Tock. We know you’re counting the days until the 16th Edition of the New York Pest Expo. And you don’t want to miss “What Makes Ticks Tick?”, Presented by Dr. Nicola (Nicky) Gallagher of Syngenta Professional Pest Management.

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The New York Entomological Society, Inc.

Incorporating the Brooklyn Entomological Society

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street

New York, New York 10024

Phone: 212.769.5613   Fax: 212.769.5277

Email: nyes@amnh.org    Web: www.nyentsoc.org

Speaker:

Richard Falco, Ph.D., Regional Medical Entomologist

New York State Department of Health

Presentation:

“The Summer of 2015: Will it be a hot one?

Predicting tick and mosquito activity in the New York area”

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Most bugs we encounter are harmless. However, deadly insects and other creepy crawlies are a very real threat. Here are some of the most dangerous spiders and insects in North America and how to spot them.

1. Scorpions

With a crab-like appearance, scorpions are predatory and often come out at night. Scorpions like warm, dry climates and are often found in deserts. Take precautions when hiking and camping by keeping shoes, blankets, and towels secured indoors. Stings can feel much like a Honeybee sting with mild swelling or a rash, or may be more serious.

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