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Eden’s Cody Pace Interviewed on ‘Around the House with Handyman Bob & Eric G.’

At Eden Pest, our team is serious about educating the public about residential pest control and insects. We are proud that our very own Cody Pace appeared on the popular radio show “Around the House with Handyman Bob and Eric G.” on September 26, 2015. During the show, Pace discussed the “Pestaurant” event at OMSI’s […]

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Eden & Alpha Host Portland’s First Pop-Up ‘Pestaurant’

There are over 1,900 edible bugs on the planet. Washington and Oregon pest control experts state that bugs are a great source of protein and healthy fats, produce less methane gas than livestock, take up less room to rear, and are less likely to transmit diseases to humans than other sources of protein. On September […]

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“Super” Lice on the Rise: What You Need to Know

As if regular lice weren’t already on a parent’s list of nightmarish situations, mutant lice are now invading schools across the U.S. When it comes to pest control, Washington is the first states in the Northwest to deal with “super” lice. This means that the lice developed genes that protect them against permethrin, or pyrethroid, […]

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Fleas Thriving in the Pacific Northwest

Fleas loved the mild winter this year as much as residents in the Pacific Northwest did. The unusual warm weather throughout 2015 created the ideal environment for fleas to thrive, keeping residential pest control companies busy. Interestingly, Washington and Oregon pest control companies responded to homes and businesses with flea problems that did not have […]

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Pest Control News: Fumigation Gone Wrong & Why You Should Turn to Integrated Pest Management

In spring 2015, a Delaware family staying in a luxury villa in the U.S. Virgin Islands fell ill after they were exposed to methyl bromide, a harmful pesticide. A few months later, a 10-year-old boy was hospitalized for two weeks after his family hired an exterminator to fumigate their south Florida home. The boy’s exposure […]

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Rise in Plague Cases: Increasing Rodent Pest Control Measures

Once thought of an epidemic that only existed in history books, the incidents of the plague have been on the rise in the U.S. during the last few years. At the time of publication, there were four reported human cases of the plague in Colorado in which only two patients survived. In the middle of […]

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Don’t Underestimate the Presence of Mosquito-Related Diseases!

When the National Pest Management Association surveyed individuals about mosquito prevention and the diseases that the pests transmit in July 2015, they found that 78 percent of the participants were aware of the presence of the West Nile virus in North America, but less than 10 percent had knowledge regarding the other disease that they […]

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Oregon Pest Control News: August 15 is Native Bee Conservation Awareness Day!

This summer, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that August 15 was Oregon Native Bees Conservation Awareness Day, stating, “Oregon’s native bees are essential pollinators in ecosystems that support the reproduction of flowering trees and plants, including the fruits and seeds that are a major part of the diet of approximately 25 percent of all birds […]

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Avoid these Pest-Borne Illnesses this Summer

Just as you look both ways before crossing the road or prevent bear encounter while camping by putting away food, be mindful about the little things that have big consequences, like pest-borne illnesses. While these illnesses are not reason enough to avoid the outdoors, natural pest control experts urge you to take the time to […]

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It’s Gardening Season: Now is the Time to Plant a Mosquito Repellent Garden

This year’s unusually warm spring weather is perfect for getting out in your garden to beautify it and practice mosquito pest control. With the West Nile virus already reaching the Pacific Northwest, natural pest control is as simple as planting herbs and flowers that mosquitoes hate. If you don’t have a large garden space, don’t […]

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