Entomologist Sam Bryks is the Manager of Environmental Health Services at hsi solutions in Toronto. He has been in the pest management field for nearly 30 years, and managed the first Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program in public housing in … Continue reading
Jessica of Chicago vs Bed Bugs has a very nice and wide-ranging interview with a Chicago pest management firm—Smithereen, who not only have a great name but have been around since 1888.
The article was formerly titled Rodents, Insects and Other Pests and is now called Pest Prevention and Management. This is a PDF of the adoption resolution.
You can read our comments on the amendment proposal here.
Yes, yes, we wanted to get bed bugs into the NYC Health Code. Can you honestly blame us?
In any case, these are portions of the amended article: Continue reading
We missed this fantastic news last fall: Ray Lopez was named a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader Awards.
The time is right to contact the Speaker of the New York City Council, Christine Quinn, and ask for her support of policy initiatives against the spread of bed bugs in our city. We want to ask you to continue … Continue reading
Why not contact your other representatives? Everyone needs to be educated about bed bugs, so that they can participate in creating solutions! When we call someone and they say they’ve never heard of bed bug problems in X community, … Continue reading
We know because we don’t just ask you to do stuff we wouldn’t do ourselves. I’m trying to interest my own council member in bed bugs, the idea of a bed bug task force and, specifically, Intro 873. … Continue reading
“Bedbug Found in 20 years” says the Korea Times.
Mangy_cur, a New York vs Bed Bugs cofounder, the awesome photographer of this flickr set, tells us that over a year since the start of the bed bug infestation (at the moment, but relatively recently, eradicated), this is still pretty … Continue reading
It’s a photo of the life stages of bed bugs (sans only one stage) arrayed in single file formations and I think of it as the marching dead bed bugs—but actually some of them look quite prosperous, engorged as they … Continue reading