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Check for clusters of cockroaches this autumn
Check for clusters of cockroaches this autumn
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has warned that heating ducts and pipes can be prime spots for cockroaches as the heating goes on in the autumn.
Rare bee found in South Wales, for the first time
Rare bee found in South Wales, for the first time
Conservationists have reported that a “nationally scarce” species of bee has been found in Newport, South Wales, for the first time.
Asian hornet identified in Hampshire
Asian hornet identified in Hampshire
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and Animal and Plant Health Agency have asked beekeepers and members of the public to remain vigilant after an Asian hornet was spotted in the Gosport area of Hampshire.
Rentokil highlights mosquito management to businesses
Rentokil highlights mosquito management to businesses
Rentokil is encouraging businesses across the UK to take the first steps to managing a mosquito infestation by downloading its latest eBook.
No confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far in 2020, says Defra
No confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far in 2020, says Defra
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has said that there have been no confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far this year.
Are Asian tiger mosquitos headed for the UK?
Are Asian tiger mosquitos headed for the UK?
With rising temperatures across the UK signalling the beginning of summertime, there are concerns that Asian tiger mosquitos may be heading to the UK.
'Murder Hornet' worries agriculture officials in US Pacific Northwest
'Murder Hornet' worries agriculture officials in US Pacific Northwest
An invasive, predatory insect dubbed the “murder hornet,” has been discovered in Washington state near the Canadian border, where they could potentially pose a threat to humans and the beekeeping industry.
Take part in Bayer’s wasp control survey
Take part in Bayer’s wasp control survey
Bayer has launched a new survey, based around wasp control, and will use feedback to help decide which areas to develop, improve and how best to support the pest manager.


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