Ants Need Work-Life Balance

As humans, we constantly strive for a good work-life balance. New findings by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology suggest that ants, long perceived as the workaholics of the insect world, do the same. In fact, according to these researchers, it is imperative that some ants rest while others work to conserve food, […]

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The Truth About Carpenter Ant Swarms

The Pacific Northwest climate is well suited for carpenter ants.  It is not surprising that these wood nesting ants are the number one structural wood destroying insect pest in Washington State.  So how concerned should home owners be when they see these large winged creatures each spring invading their property? Mature carpenter ant colonies have […]

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