Ask The Urban Entomologist

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 by Lacey Vukovich-Short Brandon is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Entomology,  Brandon’s achievment makes him one of the first urban entomologist in Evansville. He also earned his MBA from Western Govenors University. Brandon has been our Entomologist for over 7 years and loves what he […]

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Carpenter Ants Galore!

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by Lacey Vukovich-Short Carpenter Ants are one of the largest species among the ants. They are polymorphic workers which just means that in one colony their size can vary. When fully grown they range in size from 6-12 mm in length. Carpenter ants do not eat wood like Termites do. They take […]

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Fleas and Ticks, Oh My.

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 by Lacey Vukovich-Short When you think of Fleas and Ticks what comes to mind? Nuisance might be a good word for it. Fleas and Ticks are two of the most frequent pet concerns in the United States. Fleas are the most common external pest to plaque our pets. They are small, wingless […]

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Mosquito Here, Mosquito There.

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 by Lacey Vukovich-Short This has been a record hot summer and it is only the beginning. With all this heat comes mosquitoes. Did you know that only female mosquitoes bite? Though they do not have teeth, that doesn’t bother them. They use they use their proboscis which is just a long mouth piece they have. […]

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OH WHEN THE ANTS COME MARCHING IN

Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Lacey Vukovich-Short Spring time is the prime time for ants. You know what they say, April showers bring May flowers. That’s not all April showers can bring. When it rains the first thing ants do is search for a dry area. That means they are making their way into your home […]

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