Ask The Entomologist: Bee and Pollinator FAQs

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As you know, we at Mosquito Authority love bees almost as much as we dislike mosquitoes! We train our Specialists to only treat areas where mosquitoes live and hang out, and to avoid blooming foliage where pollinators reside. Our founder, Joey Osborne, is a beekeeper, as are many of our franchisees and customers, and there are no reported ill effects even though we treat within 10 feet of active, healthy, backyard hives. 

Dr. Craig Stoops, our resident Entomologist, helps answer some of our commonly-asked questions about pollinators we see in our yards.

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The Buzz About…BEES!

Honeybees are an important part of our world, there is no disputing that fact.

All of us at Mosquito Authority love bees almost as much as we despise mosquitoes! Our founder is a beekeeper and has applied mosquito treatment within 10 feet of his hives for years. Many of our franchisees and customers are beekeepers as well, and report no adverse effects on their hives or honey production when their properties are treated regularly for mosquitoes. 

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