Mosquito Squad of Central MA

Mosquito Control

Why do mosquitoes want to have their backyard BBQ at the same time as us?

When you hang around outside from daytime into dusk, you know that dusk seems to be when the dinner bell sounds for not just humans. Dusk is the time we’re getting ready for grilling out and mosquitoes are getting ready…
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Are You Ready For Genetically Modified Mosquitoes?

You don’t have to read too many newspapers or magazines to know that a lot of our food has been genetically modified (GMO) or genetically engineered.  The first such food was a tomato called Flavr Savr.  It received FDA approval…
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Ochlerotatus Japonicus aka: Asian Rock Pool or Asian Bush Mosquito – Another Asian Arrival!

If you have been reading our blogs, you are familiar with the Asian Tiger mosquito.  Two particularly unique characteristics of the Asian Tiger mosquito are its aggressiveness and its habit of biting during the day.  Other mosquitoes in Central Mass…
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Did You Have Unwanted Guests In Your Yard On Memorial Day?

Holidays are a time to enjoy your family and friends.  Perhaps you like playing games in the yard, grilling hot dogs and burgers, or watching TV on your deck or patio.  Summer is short, so making the most of it…
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Mosquito Bites: How Do You Know What Is A Reaction Versus An Infection?

You or your child has a mosquito bite. This bite seems out of the ordinary. The way it looks is concerning. How do you know what to do? Should you see a doctor or wait it out? There are some…
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Central Massachusetts Is Alarming, But There Is A Bigger Threat Among Us

Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been in our news over the past few weeks. The third case of EEE this year was found in a Tyngsborough horse that died from the illness. The mosquito threat level in neighboring Chelmsford and Westford…
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Labor Day May Be The End Summer. Unfortunately, It Is Not The End Of Mosquitoes!

What do you associate with Labor Day? A day off from work? The end of summer? The last day that you are allowed to wear white? The start of football season?  Maybe you are planning to spend time in the…
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Mosquito Squad of Chelmsford and Cambridge Educates About Malaria

It is amazing that such a small mosquito can be so deadly!  Malaria is contracted by hundreds of millions of people in the world each year.  Of this astronomical number, hundreds of thousands of people die from the disease.  Most…
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