Pest Profile: Opossums

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Without them, food would be more toxic and expensive as reliance on chemical pesticides would rise. Health care would become a lot more costly as diseases carried by insects would be more commonly used in humans. There are over 40 varieties of bats found throughout the United States. So the work bats do is felt all over the country and saves us money and makes our environment safer.

– Spraying poisons by planes, portable units, or trucks that carry the spraying equipment, is a common method

– Throughout the United States, towns often drive a major city owned truck around a couple of times per week to every street, spraying for mosquitoes

– Crop dusters commonly fly over farmland and spray poison to get rid of pest that could threaten the crops

– Many find spraying poison around their yard, homes, or businesses, much more desirable than allowing insects to thrive there

These days though, modern methods have started to the fore and they also include long tubes that happen to be pushed in to the ground. Within the tubes are feeding stations which hold poisoned food for your creatures to locate. Once they find this easy source of food, they lay scent trails along their burrows so that others can come and feed too.

Atlanta is located near the Chattahoochee River, which results in a humid environment. In addition, Atlanta typically gets about 50 inches of rainfall every year, as well as the we’re classified as being a humid subtropical climate. This makes it the right habitat for a lot of bugs, like roaches, Palmetto bugs, fire ants, beetles and wasps, just to name just a few.