Birds, Bats & Wind Turbines

How does wind energy threaten birds and bats? Wind turbines and their associated infrastructure — notably power lines and towers — are among the fastest-growing threats to birds and bats in the United States and Canada. At the end of 2016, there were more than 52,000 operating, commercial-scale wind turbines in the United States and many more are currently under construction. Estimates state that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Birds, Bats & Wind Turbines

Free Planning & Estimating Service: What is Included?

Nixalite’s Planning Services Effective and early use of Nixalite’s planning, estimating and installation resources will help assure consistent and accurate product estimating, ordering and installation. Nixalite services, resources, tools, and installation aids are all designed to make your installation/application a smooth process. Nixalite can review your pest bird or nuisance animal control project and provide you with a comprehensive control evaluation. This often includes product … Continue reading Free Planning & Estimating Service: What is Included?

Just the Facts: Pigeons

Have you ever heard someone call pigeons; “rats with wings”? Truth is, Pigeon is a French word that derives from the Latin pipio, for a “peeping” chick. Only a few birds have been associated with humans so closely as the common city pigeon. It has been domesticated and taken around the world, raised for food, trained for homing, racing, and carrying messages, and used in research. Originally native … Continue reading Just the Facts: Pigeons

5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip

Not all mosquito and tick repellents are created equal. Here’s a list of products that aren’t supported by evidence. Adapted from Consumer Reports.com According to a recent study by scientists at New Mexico State University, the number of repellent products available on Amazon has nearly doubled (from 13,000 products to around 25,000) in recent years. This sheer number of options presents consumers with a double-edged sword: … Continue reading 5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip