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Invasive Species

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  • Forget Bedbugs, Rats Making Aggressive Comeback in NYC

    Forget Bedbugs, Rats Making Aggressive Comeback in NYC
    Move over bedbugs, rats are making a comeback in New York City subway system. According to a disturbing study conducted by State Senator Bill Perkins of Harlem, 9 out of 10 New Yorkers see a rat everyday while commuting. The 125th Street and St. Nicholas...
  • Lawsuit: Couple's Room At Famed Waldorf Infested With Bed Bugs

    Lawsuit: Couple's Room At Famed Waldorf Infested With Bed Bugs
    A Michigan couple has filed a lawsuit claiming their room at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel was infested with bedbugs. Christine and David Drabicki charged in the lawsuit filed Thursday that they unwittingly brought the bedbugs home with them after...
  • Bed Bug Exterminators Cause Thousands Of Dollars in Damage

    Bed Bug Exterminators Cause Thousands Of Dollars in Damage
    Teachers from P.S. 197 and I.S. 381 in Midwood were forced to hold a car wash and bake sale Saturday in order to replace schools supplies that were destroyed by the careless work of a bedbug exterminator. The resilient pests were discovered in five...
  • Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say

    Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say
    People and their pets have been hurt when they misused pesticides and chemical bombs trying to combat pesky bedbugs that are making a comeback in the nation's hotels, institutions and bedrooms, Florida officials said Tuesday. "People get desperate when...
  • Officials Find Bedbugs And Close Long Island Public Library

    Officials Find Bedbugs And Close Long Island Public Library
    Bedbugs have been found at a public library on Long Island, and officials closed it for the weekend. An announcement on the Huntington Public Library website Friday said the facility would remain closed until Tuesday morning for cleaning. Infestations...
  • Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes

    Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes
    Despite decades of efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes, dozens of old power plants still are allowed to kill hundreds of millions of fish each year by sucking in massive amounts of water to cool their equipment. Records obtained by the Tribune...
  • Bedbugs Found In Juicy Couture's Flagship Store

    Bedbugs Found In Juicy Couture's Flagship Store
    Juicy Couture is the latest New York clothing store to receive the city's most unwelcome guests -- bedbugs. According to a spokesperson, the two-story flagship store at 650 Fifth Ave. was closed Tuesday for extermination, but is slated to re-open later...
  • On the Spot: A bedbug-free hotel stay in New York City

    On the Spot: A bedbug-free hotel stay in New York City
    Question: We are planning a trip to New York City next summer. Is there a list of bedbug-free hotels? How can we protect ourselves? S. Penza, Camarillo Answer: Bedbugs have become such an issue that several websites have sprung up to help travelers...
  • Database: Florida bedbug violations

    Database: Florida bedbug violations
  • Killer Bees on the attack

    Killer Bees on the attack
    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — After two losses each by one run in prior meetings, Foothill Killer Bees Coach Jason Georges prepared and looked forward to his team's third contest with the Jewel City Arnols Angels. The stakes were higher this time around...
  • Garden Q&A: Some invasive species can be controlled

    Garden Q&A: Some invasive species can be controlled
    My mother's landscape is full of pachysandra and periwinkle ground cover, both of which are on invasive species lists. Do I need to pull all of it out this spring? These two are different from most non-native invasive plants. Yes, these popular...