Pest of the Month

Brown Recluse Spider
Brown recluse spiders often infest cedar shake roofs and typically run for cover when disturbed. They will bite in defense and can inject venom.

The Bug Lady

Signs of Anaphylaxis
While most people experience mild reactions to insect stings, the Bug Lady discusses some of the symptoms that warrant prompt medical attention.



Pest TV

Ask the Pest Professor
Do all spiders bite? Watch this video featuring Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the NPMA, to learn the surprising answer!

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