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Relocating termites without killing them.

I got an email from a Buddhist friend of mine in Arizona.  She said she has termites outside her house and wanted to know how to remove them without killing them.  She called me a few years ago when she was in Albuquerque about black widows.  I went out and just caught the spiders and … Continue reading

Newspaper column

I would like to offer my column to any newspaper, anywhere..  I write about non-toxic pest management as we need to reduce the use of toxic pesticides in society.  There is no charge for my columns. I currently write columns for some papers in NM and have written for all the Scripps Howard papers some … Continue reading

Pesticides not necessary

There is no reason to have a pest control company spray pesticides in or around any schools. Pesticides are known to be dangerous to children. Generic spraying of baseboards or around the perimeter of a building to “prevent” pests is a gimmick and has no function at all. If you have a pest control company … Continue reading

Apartment complexes pest control

I posted about a situation in an apartment complex in Las Cruces where a cockroach infestation and pesticide misapplications are making tenants sick. There is a class action lawsuit in progress.  I get a lot of calls from people in apartments that have pests or even in some cases don’t have pests, but they are … Continue reading

Improper identification of pests

This happened when I was in Albuquerque and it demonstrates why you have to be very careful when you hire a pest control company. A lady had some small white grub-like insects all over her floor. She called several exterminators including the one that regularly services her home and none of them had any idea … Continue reading

Non-toxic pest management

We are using way too much pesticides in our society, in our homes, in our schools, in public buildings and even in our forests. I have covered the many problems pesticides cause many times in my columns. We have to have a system where we use safe and effective methods for pest control. Some companies … Continue reading

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