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Reusable Flag Program

What is our “Reusable Flag Program”? The Reusable Flag Program is one small way we are doing our part to protect and preserve our environment! Our flags are made of coroplast (which is recyclable)...

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Bee Homes Guide

We all know how important our Bee friends are, but what is the deal with Bee Homes? Bee Homes are little houses made out wood or plastic that include brown paper nest tubes for solitary bees....

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Red Cross Update 2020/2021

Buzz Boss is committed to helping eradicate mosquito-borne diseases and we continue to support the Red Cross with all their efforts to do so! In Canada we are lucky that mosquitoes are mostly just...

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Mosquitoes Repelled, Naturally

Keeping clear of mosquitoes can turn into a full-time effort. Carrying such a risk to your own families health, including the family pets, these pesky little vampires can leave a lot more behind...

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What a Wasp Wants

Have you have noticed an increase in the numbers of wasps, hornets and yellowjackets pestering your outdoor activities near the end of summer? During late summer, as their colonies reach peak...

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Disease Carrying Ticks of Canada

THE BLACKLEGGED (DEER) TICK I. scapularisBecause it is common to find many Blacklegged adult ticks feeding on deer, this species is sometimes referred to as the deer tick, but its official common...

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Know Your Ticks

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT TICKS Are there ticks in Canada?Yes! There are 32 species of ticks in Canada. They fall into two categories; hard-bodied and soft-bodied ticks. Different ticks find...

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Lyme Disease (what you need to know)

What is Lyme disease?Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium named Borrelia.Lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bites of infected...

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Send the ants marching...

Control ants around your home with these tips from Buzz Boss. GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Good housekeeping is the most important part of keeping ants away. Ants will enter homes when food or water is...

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Seeing a spider isn’t the problem, it’s when it disappears!

Spiders are an important part of your yard because they can eat up to 10% of their body weight per day. This comes to a whopping 400 – 800 million tons of insects a year. This means they are...

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Red Cross Update 2019

We at Buzz Boss know we are fortunate to live in Canada where mosquitoes are mainly a pest and a nuisance. Mosquitoes and the diseases they carry are a life and death matter in other parts of the...

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Help Keep Mosquitoes Away and Enjoy a Beautiful Day

It’s a beautiful day outside and you’re all ready to step outside when you notice a swarm of mosquitoes just waiting for you. Whether you are at home or at your cottage, camping or out for a walk...

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Buzz Boss Interviewed by Global News

Based on the consecutive rainy days we have been experiencing, and eventual warm weather, mosquitoes are on their way. Although we currently see no sign of mosquitoes, once the temperature reaches...

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Mosquito-borne Diseases

Dangers for Humans, Dangers for Animals, Prevention, Reduce the Risk Mosquitoes. They are, in fact deadly animals. These "little flies" carry devastating diseases. Malaria kills more than 600,000...

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Support the Red Cross

Buzz Boss bites back with Red Cross! We have partnered with Red Cross to bite back against mosquito-borne diseases and provide accessible health care & support in developing countries like...

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