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  • How-To: Design landscapes for humane bird, pest control

    A perfect landscape boasts both beauty and safety. When you create landscape designs for your clients, the last thing you want is to have them destroyed by unwanted pests such as birds or small rodents. Creating a comforting and pest-free environment doesn’t need to be complicated. Bird-X explains that landscapers should consider solutions like alternative landscape design ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bye Bye Birdie - Protecting your Building and Employees from Pest Birds

    It seems that not a day goes by without a news story about avian flu and the possible pandemic it may cause. Concerns about the potential threat are on the forefront of Americas mind, and it has taught us to be more conscious about the way disease is transmitted. “Indeed Avian Flu is a recent concern” says Bruce Donoho owner of Bird-B-Gone, Inc, “however I believe that there is a wide range of ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Pacific Gas & Electric - Bird Free since 2013 - case study

    PG&E of Oakland, CA solved their pigeon pest control issues by installing BirdBuffer units to repel 55,000 starlings that were causing a great deal of mess with droppings. After 6 months of application, they reported, “there isn’t a bird within a mile from here. When birds nest, snakes climb to get the eggs. It causes a short of transformers.” The vapor from a BirdBuffer ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • Bird control for commercial applications

    Building owners and businesses spend millions of dollars annually to deal with infestations and the problems associated with pest birds. The risks associated with these pests increase year after year as bird populations continue to grow in both inner city and urban environments. The fact is, these pests are out of their natural element and without proper bird control measures, they can wreak ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Coyote Control: How Urban Coyotes Are Invading Our Cities

    Coyotes have descended on our towns and cities… Can we peacefully coexist with this common pest animal? A distinctively American species, the coyote has lived in North America for more than a million years. But despite widespread attempts at eradication since the early 19th-century, coyotes have adapted and are now well-established in 49 states, including most major metropolitan ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Add To Your Revenue By Adding Bird Control

    As a contractor, you've learned that one of the best ways to increase revenue is to increase the number of services you offer your customers. And one of the most revenue enhancing services you can offer today is bird proofing. Regardless of the size or type of building, and no matter what the job, bird proofing is a vital part of protecting any building or structure from the damages imposed by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Cassava: a promising food security crop in Mutomo, a semi-arid food deficit district in Kitui County of Kenya

    Cassava is ideal for production and provision of carbohydrates in the marginal and drought-prone areas, which comprise about 80% of Kenya. However, its potential utilisation as a food security crop remains low in these areas. A major constraint to cassava production is lack of adequate disease and pest-free planting materials greatly exacerbated by its low multiplication rate. The Kenya ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Evaluation and quantification of the contributions of damaged shea kernels to the quality of Nigerian shea butter

    The objective of the research was to characterise the quality of shea kernel that is whole and intact (WSK), bruised (BSK), and microbial and pest (MPSK) and, to evaluate the physico-chemical properties of the extracted butter in order to partition the contributions of the spoilt kernels to the overall butter quality. The study was performed using shea nuts from Kutigi, Bida, Nigeria. Proximate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pigeon Population Reduced from 200 to 5 with OvoControl- Case Study

    Pima College is a community college located in Tucson, AZ. With nearly 10,000 students, the main campus has a challenging mix of open areas and structures. The Pigeon Problem Pima’s main campus in the downtown area of Tucson consists of 11 large, low-rise buildings, expansive parking and tree canopies in a park-like setting. Pigeons were widespread on campus, although not ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Biotechnology for small-scale farmers: a Kenyan case study

    The paper analyses ex ante the potential economic effects of tissue culture biotechnology, which is being introduced into the Kenyan banana sector through an international collaborative project. The expected yield and income gains are sizable, because the pathogen-free banana planting material could substantially reduce the current crop losses induced by pests and diseases. However, using the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Bird Netting Keeps Birds Away from Dining Customers - Case Study

    Aruba Beach Restaurants Solve Pressing Bird Issue With StealthNet Bird Netting Imagine a beachside restaurant at a luxury hotel. Could be Hawaii, or the Caribbean, or maybe even the South Pacific. In this case it’s Aruba. You take a seat with your family for breakfast, relishing in what is about to be an enjoyable occasion; selecting your favorite breakfast treats from the ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird Netting keeps Birds away from dining customers

    Aruba Beach Restaurants Solve Pressing Bird Issue With StealthNet Bird Netting Imagine a beachside restaurant at a luxury hotel. Could be Hawaii, or the Caribbean, or maybe even the South Pacific. In this case it’s Aruba. You take a seat with your family for breakfast, relishing in what is about to be an enjoyable occasion; selecting your favorite breakfast treats ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • A guide for multi-cultural community groups

    No one knows your community better than you do. As a community-based organization, community leader or  activist, you are in a unique position to take the lead in raising awareness about resource conservation, good solid waste management, and safeguarding the environment for future generations. Did you know that: Over 230 million tons of garbage are produced annually in the United ...

  • Getting A Good Work Out

    Bird Barrier’s StealthNet, Bird-Shock Flex-Track and Dura-Spike Protect a High-End Health Club. Read more and see the video of this project here: At a four-story fitness center in Southern California, birds had found their comfort zone. A relocation strategy based on Bird Barrier products restored the roof top experience for gym members. Seagulls and ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird-b-gone withstands the test of time!

    Way back in 1995 the Bank of America branch in Mission Viejo California had a bad pigeon problem. The birds, a flock of about 20 pigeons, were nesting under the eaves and roosting all over the outside of the building. Customer complaints and maintenance costs necessitated that bird control products be used. By coincidence the owner of Bird-B-Gone, Inc., Bruce Donoho used this branch for his ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Benefits of composting at home

    There are a lot of ways that we can take part in helping save the environment. Ways include water management, smart shopping, fuel efficiency and recycling. However, the most environmentally valuable action that we can all take part is composting. Through composting, we are helping out in reducing the overflow of worldwide waste considering that majority of the landfills are becoming more ...


    By Biofinch Ltd.

  • Controlling Barnyardgrass with Corn Hybrid Selection

    Barnyardgrass is a summer annual grass weed with a global impact on corn production.  Yield losses due to barnyardgrass competition have been estimated up to 45% or more for crops such as cotton and corn. Besides corn, it can also be a serious weed pest in rice, soybean, sugarbeet, cotton, and corn. Integrated weed management techniques can be used for control of barnyardgrass in corn. High ...

  • Rug Steam Cleaners: Choosing The Right Versions For Commercial Use

    While choosing rug steam cleaners for use in commercial settings, there are many factors you must remember. Ideally, the rug washers must be reliable, efficient, durable, user-friendly, and offer maintenance-free functions for years. Commercial areas, such as restaurants, malls, and retail stores, remain open late in the night. When the place opens for business the next day, all the carpeted ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Commercial Carpet Cleaners for Removing Stains from Car Upholstery

    Car upholstery stains happen easily and frequently, and one requires the best commercial carpet cleaners to remove stains and odors from carpets and upholstery. Car seats, floor rugs, cushions, and other upholstery inside the vehicle should be cleaned on a regular basis to prevent fungal growth, odors, and pest infestation. The best option is to purchase a commercial carpet cleaner with a high ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Sustainable use of nature is good for the economy

    Nature provides all kinds of goods and services that offer economic opportunities, such as a water, food, building materials and recreation areas. However, this 'natural capital' is under pressure due to the growing world population and increased economic prosperity. Businesses, civic organisations and governments are therefore looking for sustainable ways to profit from natural capital, now and ...

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