Invasive spiders, flies, and bugs!

Joro Spiders, Spotted Lantern Flies, Stink Bugs. What do all of these animals have in common? They are all invasive species! An invasive species is an organism that is introduced to its nonnative environment and begins to spread or expand its range. Many invasive species can cause damage to their new environment, the economy, and […]

Termite Awareness Week

Termites, known as the “silent destroyers”, are one of the most destructive pests, causing an estimated $5 billion in property damage annually in the United States. Eastern subterranean termites, which are found throughout Pennsylvania, can be so destructive because once damage becomes evident, it is usually the result of many years of infestation. Home owners […]

Bed Bugs – What You Need to Know

Remember the childhood rhyme, “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite”? For most Americans, bed bugs were only a thing of nursery rhymes until the 1990’s when they began to make a resurgence in the United States, showing up in hotels and motels. Since that time, bed bug populations in the United […]