DATE POSTED: February 6, 2020
While it’s easy to look at their sometimes scary appearance or their defensive hissing noises and write them off as dangerous, the reality is that opossums do more good than harm. That said, it’s important to know exactly what you’re dealing with when you encounter an opossum. Here are ten little-known facts about opossums
DATE POSTED: December 31, 2019
The fall/winter season is an interesting thing, bringing exciting holidays, changing temperatures, and a brand-new palette of our least-favorite pest friends.
DATE POSTED: November 20, 2019
Raccoons are a common pest problem in many rural areas. Sometimes, these wildlife animals invade New England properties because they have become reliant on humans for food. Raccoons are omnivores, which means they eat a combination of meat and plants. In the wild, raccoons may eat berries, frogs, slugs, fish, snails, vegetables and seeds. However, raccoons living in rural areas will feed on…
DATE POSTED: October 29, 2019
In New England, fall is one of the prettiest seasons for residents and tourists alike. However, for resident yellow jackets, fall is a time of survival and extra aggression. Fall is the last chance of life for a yellow jacket, so its determination to find food makes it extremely aggressive toward anyone who tries to get in its way.
DATE POSTED: October 21, 2019
Termites are dangerous and destructive household pests that can level entire homes within years if their populations are large enough. Thankfully, the New England region only regularly deals with one type of these wood-eating insects: subterranean termites.
DATE POSTED: October 18, 2019
Stink bugs may look like the common kissing bug or west conifer seed bug, but these Asia natives are brown, shield-shaped insects with small brown markings on their abdomen. While these insects are more likely to be found in your yard or garden, they can sometimes find their way into your home.