Mosquito season in Michigan

The central part of the state checked in today about the exploding mosquito season in Michigan. Over in East Lansing, Michigan State Professor Dr. Ned Walker has been studying mosquitoes for more than three decades. While there’s a lot of talk about the Zika...

Mosquitoes in your yard? We can help.

Are you wondering what to do about those mosquitoes in your yard? We recommend getting in touch with Mosquito Shield of West Michigan immediately. Mosquito Shield treats your yard with something called Mosquito Protection Blend. It is a formula that works in three...

Mosquito control products & Congress

Now we have Congress involved in the discussion about mosquito control products. Members of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) gathered on Capitol Hill this week to get some help from Congress in combatting the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti and Aedes...

The Mosquito Bite

You can tell a lot from a mosquito bite. Most people know this about a mosquito bite; it itches, it is annoying, and in the worst-case scenario it can make you sick. But a mosquito bite can offer more relevant information. Where were you when you were bitten? What...

The Zika Map and West Michigan

If we are not on the zika map, is there a threat? The Centers for Disease Control has released a Zika Travel Advisory and that release includes the map below.   The map released by the CDC shows the potential abundance of the Aedes aegypti, the mosquito associated...

Zika Virus and its impact here

The Zika virus continues to make news. It was a topic of discussion last week when Kyle and I attended the annual Michigan Mosquito Control Association (MMCA) conference.  We were presented with two days of informational speakers covering a multitude of interesting...

Mosquito control and outdoor weddings

I just got home from representing Mosquito Shield of West Michigan at the South West Michigan Bridal Show held at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI.  This being my first bridal show, I didn’t really know what to expect other than an opportunity to talk about mosquito...