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More About the Pesticide Reduction Coalition

Last month, I introduced the Pesticide Reduction Coalition and detailed ATCO’s supportive role. This time, I’d like to share a bit more about the first initiative. To Review For those of you who may not have caught the last post, The Marin County Board of Supervisors,...

Introducing the Pesticide Reduction Coalition

Pesticides and Us Pesticides have, for many years, been a mixed blessing. When DDT was first developed, it seemed to be the answer to the spread of malaria and other dangerous diseases. But over time, harmful impact on the environment, particularly birds, led...

News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit

News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit Bed bugs have plagued humans for literally millions of years. Now, every two years, the pest management industry holds an event focused on the current status of bed bug infestation and the emerging science and methodology...

How To Avoid Bed Bugs During Holiday Travels

The holidays are nearly upon us, and we are coming into winter when travel increases. Whether that means heading for relatives for a holiday gathering and feast, escaping the clutches of winter or heading to the slopes, lots of people are on the move at this time of...

When is Ant Season?

Google “ant season” and you find responses for most times of the year, including December, April and July. Fact is, there is no single “ant season.” Ants may choose to enter buildings at any time of year seeking shelter from the elements, whether that means rain and...