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Invasive Mosquito Project Provides Education and More Mosquito Surveillance: A Win-Win

What could be better than combining mosquito awareness education and mosquito surveillance? The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created a program to gain better insights about where specific mosquito breeds are present, to create a map for tracking…
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Lexington Mosquito Control Post-Rain Check-up

The opening day of summer is here. And with Memorial Day, Central Massachusetts is warming up. The rain has cleared out (for now) and with the warmer temperatures that rain water is busy supporting the growth of new life. New…
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Weddings & Graduations: Preparing for Your First Outdoor Celebrations of the Season

When spring finally breaks and that last April snow shower has passed, it is time to jump in and finish up those graduation party and wedding plans. Spring Weddings and Graduations are the first big outdoor celebrations of the year in…
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Will Mosquitoes Flourish in Central Massachusetts this Year? The Magic Eight Ball Says “Signs Point to Yes!”

You don’t need a Magic Eight Ball to determine the forecast for the summer bug population. With the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) on the case, we can take advantage of their expertise to know ahead of time what to…
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Triple-E (EEE) Deserves Triple Coverage from Mosquito Squad of Central Mass

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE),  commonly called “Triple E” is a dangerous arbovirus that is commonly passed from bird to mosquito to horse, and less frequently from bird to mosquito to human. As we reported before, there are many more human…
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Satisfaction guaranteed – even if it means catching, dismantling and identifying a mosquito from your Central Mass property

Mosquito control for your Central Mass home – Guaranteed! Recently I had the disappointing phone call from a customer who was getting less than satisfactory mosquito control results from our traditional barrier spray. While I never like getting these calls,…
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You’ve heard of GMOs, what about GMMs? Genetically modified mosquitoes are the next big debate

The Florida Keys are a hot bed for mosquitoes and aggressive mosquitoes at that. With year round mosquito weather they never get a break from the annoying dangerous pests. The particularly human loving variety called Aedes aegyptus or yellow fever mosquito,…
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What is arbovirus surveillance & mosquito testing in Central Massachusetts?

On June 15 the State of Massachusetts started tracking the arboviruses West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) across the state for the season. Arbovirus is a term to describe a group of viruses that are transmitted by…
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Are Central Mass Mosquitoes Really Responsible for Heartworm in your Pet?

Are Mosquitoes really to blame for Heartworm? You bet. Only the bite of the mosquito can infect your dog or cat with Heartworm. Once bitten by an infected mosquito it takes about seven months for the larvae to mature into…
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