“The BUZZ”

End of Summer Can Still Bring Stingers

Bill Clark Pest Control  reminds the public summer stingers are more aggressive at end of season and encourages caution Summer will be gone before we know it, but that doesn’t mean stinging insects will be leaving us just yet. The public should still be alert when it comes to avoiding stingers, like yellowjackets and wasps, […]

What’s Bugging Southeast Texas

Fire Ant

The red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) first entered the United States through the seaport of Mobile, Alabama in the early 1930’s and have spread throughout the southern regions. Fire ants are good competitors and colonizers that quickly establish mounds around homes, schools, businesses and industries. These ants are best known for their painful stings […]

Bumble Bee

Size: 1/4 to 1” Shape: Oval Color: Black with Yellow stripes Bumble Bees are especially beneficial to plants and crops. They help pollinate and are very social insects. Most often they nest or build colonies in ground but will build above ground around the eaves of homes/buildings, roof beams, patio areas and/or decks. Bumble Bees […]

Black Widow Spider

The Black Widow Spider gets its name from a belief that the female eats the male after mating – a phenomenon which rarely happens.  Coloring is typically black with 2 reddish triangular markings usually joined to form a reddish hourglass shaped marking.  These spiders spin an irregular web and suspend themselves from it in an […]

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I am so happy that BCPC is performing mosquito fogging in my town.  I can go outside in the early morning hours to get my paper and never get bit by mosquitoes.

Russell A. of Lumberton
Thank you to both Shawn C. & Shane W. for a really good job done.

K. Kyle of Orange