California braces for arrival of Zika virus

California braces for arrival of Zika virus

Los Angeles vector control specialists are going door to door looking to stop the mosquito born vector Zika virus in its tracks. Amid rising temperatures and multiplying mosquito populations, Zika is expected to reach the continental United States within weeks. Zika...
Sacramento Summer of Wasps

Sacramento Summer of Wasps

Summer is coming and as the weather changes, so to does the life cycle of many insects local to the Sacramento area, especially wasps. In the heat of summer wasps are at their peak and as temperatures continue to rise you have likely started to see wasps emerging...
Sac Pest Invasion: Japanese Beetle

Sac Pest Invasion: Japanese Beetle

It’s time to take a look at another invasive pest insect destroying plants throughout the Sacramento area. The handsome Japanese Beetle is the second in our series of invasive pests following our previous coverage of the Spotted Wing Drosophila which has been...
Elk Grove Fish Fight Mosquitoes

Elk Grove Fish Fight Mosquitoes

Mosquito season is upon us and the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District has yet again deployed its greatest weapon to save the day! With one of the greatest methods of Integrated Pest Management Sacramento is protected from mosquitoes before they...