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Removing Ticks from Your Canine Companion



Quite possibly the only thing worse than finding a tick on yourself, is finding one on your canine companion. The helpless pooch didn’t even see it coming, and now you’re going to accidentally cause them some pain while trying to remove the tiny pest. Have no fear, Alpha Ecological has some advice on the best […]


Become a Backyard Beekeeper



Honey bees are in serious danger of disappearing in the United States, as their die-off rate through winter has increased dramatically in recent years. Exterminators at Alpha Ecological Pest Control in Carrolls, WA, and across the country, have adopted green pest control strategies to minimize environmental harm. Green pest control focuses on using less toxic […]


Insect Spotlight: Periodical Cicadas



If you live in Morrison, Colorado, chances are you’ve seen, or rather heard, a cicada before. However, you may not have had the pleasure of meeting some of the cicadas that live farther east. Alpha Ecological wants to introduce you to the swarms of bugs that fascinate pest control experts across the country. Humble Beginnings […]


Unamusing Pests at Amusement Parks



It’s a beautiful evening at Elitch Gardens — until the mosquitoes start to bite. Lollipop Park serves up great pizza, but ants can take the edge off your appetite. Without professional pest control, our favorite Aurora CO amusement parks can quickly turn into family-fun buzzkills. These entertainment centers work hard to ensure you enjoy a […]


The Bremerton Bug Museum



If you take the ferry from Seattle across Puget Sound for a visit to the Naval Shipyard, enjoy the big boats, and then stroll on west across Charleston Beach Road. You can’t miss the chorus line of bright, red ladybugs dancing across the roofline of the Bug Museum. Beloved by locals, visitors and even area […]


Two New Daddy Long Legs Species Found in Denver



You’ve noticed them around the house and hanging out in Washington Park, but they rarely inspire frantic calls to local exterminators. If Denver, CO could name a favorite spider, it would probably be the bouncing daddy longlegs. This fascinating arthropod’s world was recently rocked by the discovery of two prehistoric family members found alive and […]


Summer Scorpions in Arizona



You don’t have to look at the patio thermometer to know it’s summertime. Our Pima County temperatures stay in the three-digit range all season, so you tend to stay inside. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Ask pest control experts here in Cortaro, AZ about the local scorpion population, and they’ll tell you that these native residents […]


Kuna’s Birds of Prey



Right outside of Kuna, ID is the Morely Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation. It’s home to more than 16 raptor species such as falcons, hawks, owls and eagles. These predator birds use the conservation park for breeding, nesting – and hunting. Like natural pest control, these ultimate exterminators hunt some of the […]


The Daffodils of Sumner



Sumner, WA has historically been home to the most beautiful daffodil farms in the country. Mile after mile of bright yellow bulbs surrounded Sumner, and the adjacent towns. For over half a century, it has had a major impact on the area, even introducing the Daffodil parade held every March. While the reign of daffodil […]


The Ultimate Mom: The Top Pest Parents



It’s almost Mother’s Day – the one day a year we set aside to celebrate mom. In Irving, TX, we have full-time moms and full-time working moms, both who should get more than one day a year in recognition for all that they do. But some moms aren’t exactly thanked for their hard work. We’re […]