23Jun/16
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Tick

Although commonly found in wooded areas, ticks can be found pretty anywhere because they are carried by the birds and other animals they feed on. In Canada, we have approximately 40 speciesRead More…

23Jun/16
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Stinging Insects

Stinging Insects 101 How to identify the pest, the nest and the threat Stinging insects such as various types of wasps, yellow jackets, hornets and bees, are common summertime pests and theirRead More…

23Jun/16
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Silverfish

Silverfish Silverfish can be destructive pests for homeowners and businesses. You can fight back against these insects by learning about their habits, what attracts them and the methods used to eradicate them.Read More…

23Jun/16
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Saskatchewan Spiders

Spiders of Saskatchewan Of the 39 species found in our database, the following are established in Saskatchewan. Our current understanding of each spider’s distribution is drawn from numerous scientific publications and onlineRead More…

23Jun/16
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Roof Rat

What Are Roof Rats? Roof rats typically weigh 5 to 10 ounces. They have light black to grey smooth fur on their bodies with off white to grey underbellies. They are usuallyRead More…

23Jun/16
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Pharaoh Ants

Pharaoh ant Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) The ant Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus) is commonly known as the Pharaoh ant. The name possibly arises from the mistaken idea that it was oneRead More…

23Jun/16
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Pavement Ant

Pavement Ant scientific name: Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) The pavement ant, Tetramorium caespitum L. is one of the most commonly encountered ants in Canada and United States. The first introductionRead More…

23Jun/16
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Norway Rats

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus The Norway Rat is a large rodent, growing up to 18 inches long, including the tail. Males are larger than females. The rat’s color is grayish-brown with aRead More…

23Jun/16
Mosquitoe

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes Don’t “Fall” Away When Summer Ends Mosquitoes Remain a Major Pest Through the Fall Months The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds homeowners of the ongoing caution necessary when dealing withRead More…

23Jun/16
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Millipedes

Description Millipedes, or “thousand-leggers,” are brownish, elongated, cylindrical to slightly flattened creatures, with two (most common) or four pairs of tiny legs per body segment. Millipedes don’t really have a thousand legs;Read More…