An investigation of DEET; what it is, how it works, how it affects the body, and how to use it safely.
What’s your favorite barbecue sauce?
As always, Mosquito Squad of Greater Saint Louis‘ mission is to help make your outdoor experiences wonderful. The volunteers at the St. Charles County Fair are taking it to the next level. Thanks for providing some wonderful memories for my family!
For those of you who anxiously await my blogs, I apologize for the recent lag. Mosquito Squad of Greater Saint Louis has been so busy fighting mosquitoes and winning that we have hardly had time for anything else.
Conway School has the best group of third graders! At Tilles Park every Sunday from noon-2:00 during the month of May, they are sponsoring a lemonade stand. The proceeds will benefit the World Bird Sanctuary and its mission to help injured birds of prey.
The other day, I was reading an article in Southern Living titled “40 Things Every Southerner Ought to Do!” (For the record I’ve done 34 of those things). I was pleasantly surprised to see 3 must-dos are right here in St. Louis! # 21 Enjoy a frozen treat at Ted Drewes. #23 Go to the top of the Arch. #39 Stroll through the Missouri Botanical Garden.
The Deer Creek Watershed sits smack dab in the middle of Mosquito Squad of Greater St. Louis’ territory. Deer Creek originates in Creve Coeur and flows southeast 11 miles before it enters the River Des Peres in Maplewood. FYI, Ladue, Clayton, Brentwood, Richmond Heights, Huntleigh, Frontenac, Rock Hill, Webster Groves and Des Peres are part of the Deer Creek Watershed.
Sunday, March 21st is World Eagle Day. This special day really hits home for us this year. On a snowy January day we found a wounded Bald Eagle-one of his talons was deeply severed.
Let’s raise a mug of green beer on St. Patrick’s Day and celebrate Mosquito Squad’s “going green” with its all natural barrier spray.
People in the science, health and technology fields have always fascinated me. And once again, I am amazed by these smarty-pants. Thanks to researchers from the Univerisity of California at Irvine and Oxford University, mankind now has a new tool in the shed to help in the age old battle against mosquitoes.