Posts with the tag: "bed bugs"

April 22-28 is Bed Bug Awareness Week

April

23

2012

The Professional Pest Management Alliance and the industry remind public to be on guard against bed bugs this summer.

FAIRFAX, VA – As the professional pest management industry wraps up its celebration of National Pest Management Month this month the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) is marking the last week of April as Bed Bug Awareness Week. PPMA, which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is conducting a campaign through social and traditional…

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ATTACK OF THE BLOODSUCKERS! Exhibition Opens at Eugene Science Factory

February

08

2012

We've joined forces with the Science Factory Children's Museum in Eugene, OR for the new Attack of the Bloodsuckers! Exhibition. Load up the kids and explore the science of what's eating you as you examine the anatomies, life cycles and behaviors of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites through skin-crawling interactive exhibits. The exhibition runs through May 27, 2012 Be sure to…

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Tags: bed bugs  |  fleas  |  mosquitoes  |  Science Factory  |  ticks

Putting the bite on bedbugs

February

06

2012

Portland Tribune: Hotels, dorms and local groups work hard to keep little suckers at bay

“Goodnight. Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.” The old bedtime saying has taken on new meaning for thousands of Portlanders in recent years, ever since the local bedbug population mushroomed. Infestations at homeless shelters, hotels, apartments, hospitals and college dorms have served as a wake-up call, prompting a variety of countermeasures.

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Tags: bed bugs  |  bedbugs  |  hotels  |  heat

Bedbugs found in Seattle IRS offices

November

30

2011

Sprague experts Gummow, Pleas interviewed by KOMO News

See the story SEATTLE -- The mere mention of the Internal Revenue Service is enough to make most people squirm, but now some of the agency's own employees are feeling queasy after discovering bedbugs in their office.An IRS worker first spotted a single bedbug at the Seattle office in October. An exterminator trapped a second bug, and that was enough for IRS officials to send in the…

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Tags: bed bugs  |  bedbugs  |  Gummow  |  seattle

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