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The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) has reminded users of rodenticides covered by the UK stewardship regime that no product is authorised for control of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus), also known as long-tailed field mice.
Published: 01 September 2020
A new study from the British Pest Control Association suggests leisure, retail and catering establishments should take measures to avoid destructive rat and mouse infestations.
Published: 08 June 2020
Rentokil has warned the rise in residential enquiries could be the tip of the iceberg with many commercial facilities currently unoccupied and that some rodent activity may go undetected.
Published: 01 June 2020
A Scotland-based pest management professional has reported that Edinburgh's rat population is “out of control” with rodents gathering in gardens and building “burrow upon burrow”.
Published: 27 April 2020
The British Pest Control Association (BPCAS) is urging householders to be vigilant to pest infestation during the Covid-19 crisis. The move comes as some local authorities struggle to maintain refuse collection services.
Published: 01 April 2020
PelGar said it anticipates that many pests will flourish as a direct result of decreased human activity in and around buildings through social distancing and lockdown measures.
Published: 25 March 2020
With the back-to-back battering of Storms Ciara and Dennis resulting in widespread flooding across the UK, PelGar International said it is appropriate to speculate what effects this will have on British wildlife, both non-pest and pest alike.
Published: 02 March 2020
One thing stood out about this year’s PestTech seminar programme. All of the sessions had much more to do with safeguarding wildlife and/or preventing the invasion of pests than they did about actual treatments and control.
Published: 13 November 2019