The buzz on Zika virus

Here's what you need to know about Zika virus

Learn more about this emerging mosquito-borne disease.


Pest survival skills

Do you know what happens to pests during the winter?

We've got the scoop on where pests go when the cold weather arrives.

Squirrels 101

Are squirrels driving you nuts this winter?

Read this squirrels 101 article to learn more about their habits.

Nuisance Wildlife Control

Animal-proof your home in preparation for winter.

View our slideshow of top tips to keep nuisance wildllife in the wild.

Pest of the Month


Raccoons are rarely seen during the day because of their nocturnal habits. Learn more about raccoon facts and removal.

Public Service Message

Doctor's Office PSA

Watch our PSA done in partnership with ACAAI speaking to the health implications that pests can have on allergies and asthma.

Pest TV

Ask the Pest Professor!

Where do mosquitoes go in the winter? Dr. Jim Fredericks, NPMA's chief entomologist, has the answer here!

Pest Control Information from the Experts

Welcome to PestWorld, the official website of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). In addition to general pest control resources, we offer detailed information on specific household pests to help you prevent infestations. Our comprehensive Pest Guide can be used for rodent, insect and bug identification. Each profile contains detailed information on the habits, habitats and threats associated with each pest - as well as pest control prevention advice.
Feel free to use as your main resource for information on bugs, rodents, pest control and the growing professional pest management industry. Browse the latest pest news, get expert help, or find a pest control professional in your area. Get the most up-to-date pest control information straight from the experts at PestWorld!