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08 / 10 / 15
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Mosquitoes Love The Sunshine State Too!

Every year millions of tourists flock to the Sunshine state to enjoy the warm sunny days, cool refreshing beaches, and endless delicious dining experiences that can be found here. Almost as many consider themselves part-time residents or ‘snowbirds’ as they come to spend several months here in order to escape the brutality of winter in the north. Many more love to call the Sunshine state home year round. No matter who you are, or your reason for being here there is one thing that we all can agree upon – Mosquitoes love the Sunshine state too!

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04 / 23 / 15

Mosquito Prevention Tips

Mosquitoes are the pest that seem to just keep coming back no matter what you try to do. These tiny flying pests are about a 1/4 of an inch long and are found anywhere in the United States and all around the world. They have six legs, a narrow oval body and wings. There are 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in North America. Only the female mosquitoes bite humans, while the male mosquitoes feed on nectar. Females find you by detecting your body heat and the carbon dioxide you breathe out. These tiny bugs can become quite a bother during the summer months when the weather gets warmer. It is nearly impossible to eliminate mosquitoes on your property, but there are a few things you can do to reduce their population. Here are some easy to do common tips that will help you in this battle.

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07 / 15 / 14
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Mosquito Threats Worsen Through The Summer

This summer you will see an increase in mosquito activity as things start to heat up. Mosquitoes breed in any form of stagnant want. This can be a pond, a marsh, a birdbath or a kiddie pool. Mosquitoes are about ¼ of an inch long and are a grey silver color. The female mosquito feeds on blood while the male mosquito feeds on nature. Female mosquitoes lay 100-200 eggs at a time. There are 170 different types of mosquitoes in North America. The combination of increased water sources and warmer weather make summer time an increased breeding time for mosquitoes.

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05 / 31 / 14
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Chikungunya Fever Has Been Confirmed In Florida

Chikungunya Fever. What is it? How do you get it? Should you be concerned? What are the symptoms? What do you do if you think you have it? How do you prevent your exposure to it?

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