Monitoring the Pests: Where Do Mosquitoes Go in the Winter?

where do mosquitoes go in the winter

Pesky, annoying, irritating, the bane of summer…Whatever you want to say about mosquitoes, you have to admit that they’re extremely resilient. Fossil evidence shows that the mosquitoes we battle with today are practically identical to the mosquitoes that were buzzing around 46 million years ago. This means that, unlike dinosaurs, mosquitoes survived the ice age that took place 2.5 million years ago. As such, it’s not surprising that a few months … Read more

What Temperature Kills Mosquitoes: Does a Cold Winter Mean a Bug-Free Summer?

What Temperature Kills Mosquitoes

Everyone loves a dead mosquito. The disease-spreading pesky insects are best after an open hand splat. We can keep them away with sprays and torches, but mother nature kills them off, too. Though they populate with ease in the water, they are not always impervious to cold weather. That’s good news. The bad news is … Read more

5 Birds That Eat Mosquitoes

birds that eat mosquitoes

If you are one of the unlucky ones to whom mosquitoes are attracted, the summer can be an agonizing time of scratching and hiding under the covers. The most bucolic country retreat or lakeside getaway can be marred by swarms of pests feasting on your blood. A bug spray might get the job done effectively, but you … Read more