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A pest is any animal which has the capacity to do one or more of the following; cause Damage, spread Disease or trigger Distress. Therefore it is important to note that a pest isn’t just a specific species such as ‘rats’.
A rat in the forest for example isn’t a pest, it is a fundamental…
A study I read some time ago indicated that during the daily activity of rodents, over a quarter of their day is spent moving, and 4% of their time is spent foraging for new food (although 18% of their day is spent eating).
So why is it Pest Management is so focused on utilising that 4%…
Listen below to the third in the series of the interviews with Wade Environmental and a selection of special guests discussing the questions that people genuinely are asking about Pest Management.
This Podcast looks at living alongside Bedbugs, but first, I think we need to have the briefest of crash courses in bedbug biology in order to fully appreciate this elusive pest.
Last year I decided to do an impromptu straw poll. I asked my friends and relatives, who in the largest part have nothing to do with pest control in any
form, what they wanted to know about the industry.
Wade Environmental is hosting a free to use bulletin board designed to help connect people to companies within the UK.
With this tool companies can expand and you can find exciting new opportunities for growth in this dynamic and challenging industry.
Some feedback here on just some of the things WE can do to help add value to your business, technical writing, content copy and ghost writing. “I was approached by a well known Magazine (Time Out) to write an article on insects and the environment I already knew Alex as he has been a trainer…
The latest Wade Environmental opinion piece is out now in PPC 107 discussing the potential for Pest Management Licensing, and why it is we should all give the idea some serious thought. Click here to go through to our narrated article page to learn more and to read and listen for yourselves.
So often we hear about barn owls and their status as the sentinel species in the continual monitoring of rodenticide residues in the environment. But how is it that these residues get from us, to them? A paper by D.E. Glue titled Prey taken by the Barn Owl in England and Wales in 2009 highlighted…
This is a critical review of information presented in the paper, An assessment of animal welfare impacts in wild Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) management. The paper will be broken into its salient points and then discussed as to how the data were collected, how they have been interpreted and how they have…
In this video, Wade Environmental’s Alex Wade talks about the IPM farm: what is it, what does it do and why should you be interested?
This introduction into the IPM Farm covers what we can do to manage pests in rural environments, how we can have the maximum impacts with the minimal…
Do you know the difference between Seeing something, and Observing it? Although these may seem like synonyms and the distinction to be a trite one, the concept of seeing over observing was best described by Arthur Conan Doyle with his character Sherlock Holmes
Help for new Pest Control Businesses is here
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