::Stinging Insects
10 06, 2020

Bite- and Sting-Free Celebrations

June 10th, 2020|Blog, Mosquito control, Mosquitoes, Stinging Insects|

For many of us, the outdoors has become an escape from day-to-day life as we try to find a new normal with COVID-19. Warm weather [...]

1 10, 2019

Why Bees & Wasps Are Worse In The Fall

October 1st, 2019|Stinging Insects|

The reason bees and wasps are worse in the fall, is because there are more of them. Emerging from hibernation in early summer, bees and wasps usually max out their living space as fall is just beginning, and sometimes as early as summer's end.

15 06, 2018

National Pollinator Week: Plant These and Help the Bees!

June 15th, 2018|Residential, Stinging Insects|

Did you know that June 18 – 24 is National Pollinator Week? This week was first commemorated eleven years ago when the U.S. Senate unanimously [...]

25 08, 2017

Controlling Wasps and Yellow Jackets on Commercial Facilities

August 25th, 2017|Campgrounds, Commercial, Fall Pests, Integrated Pest Management, Lodging & hospitality, Pests, Property management, Restaurant & food service, Stinging Insects|

When summer officially comes to end, the stinging insect population tends to soar. This is because insects such as wasps spend the entire summer building [...]

28 07, 2017

How to Make Your Facility Pollinator Friendly

July 28th, 2017|Campgrounds, Commercial, Lodging & hospitality, Multi-unit housing, Pests, Property management, Stinging Insects|

Everyone knows that the bee population is declining. A recent study showed that 1/3 of honeybee colonies died in the past year, which has major [...]

17 07, 2017

Protecting the Bees – DIY’s and Other Harmful Tactics

July 17th, 2017|Blog, Residential, Stinging Insects, Total home protection|

Deciding what to do about bees if they are invading your home or yard can put you between a rock and a hard place. On [...]

15 07, 2016

Three Common Bees You Can Find in Wisconsin

July 15th, 2016|Blog, Stinging Insects|

Getting stung by an insect can be a particularly traumatic experience for a child. You can probably think back to the first time it happened, [...]

27 06, 2016

Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Garden

June 27th, 2016|Blog, Stinging Insects|

It’s that time of year that green thumbs begin their gardening. The choice of flower doesn’t seem very important, however, it makes a big difference [...]

31 08, 2015

How To Avoid Yellow Jackets And Their Stings

August 31st, 2015|Pest Prevention, Stinging Insects|

Yellow jackets are certainly worthy of avoiding, as insect stings are the leading cause of death from venomous creatures. While they are not noted for being extremely aggressive, yellow jackets will sting people if they feel physically threatened. They will also fervently defend their nest if they think that it is being disturbed.

28 07, 2015

NBC 15 Madison: Avoid the Sting this Summer

July 28th, 2015|News, Stinging Insects|

Everyone gets a little more active in the summer, including our black and yellow stinging friends. Shane McCoy, Technical Training Director at Wil-Kil Pest Control, stopped by NBC 15 Madison to share tips to avoid these stinging insects during the summer months.

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