clark | Clark Pest Control Blog | Pest Control Updates | Spider Control

Follow Clark Pest Control

Subscribe to our blog

Your email:

Free quote

Free quotes, same-day and Saturday service available. Contact Clark Pest today.

About Clark Pest Control

Clark Pest Control has grown to be the West's largest pest management company with branch offices throughout California and in the Reno, Nevada area.

Clark Pest Control's Blog

Current Articles | RSS Feed RSS Feed

Clark Pest Control Commercial Conference - Live blogging from Lodi

 
Tomorrow we will be live blogging for the Clark Pest Control commercial conference, we will also be sharing feeds via FaceBook and Twitter so make dure to stop by and see the recap from some of biggest speakers in the industry!Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

CLARK PEST CONTROL NEARLY TRIPLED TOY DRIVE EXPECTATIONS

 

 

toys-for-totsClark Pest Control Toy Drive Continues at Lodi Businesses Until Christmas Eve

        

Lodi, Calif. (December 13, 2010) – This year, Clark Pest Control has exceeded its goal and nearly tripled the number of toys collected last year in the company’s annual Toys for Tots toy drive.   To date, the company has collected 1,474 toys from area residents and employees at its branch offices across the state – and the toy drive is still going.    

 

The company, which is headquartered in Lodi, Calif., will continue collecting toys locally with the support of businesses in and around Lodi.  Toys for Tots collection bins are still available at the following locations for people to drop of new, unwrapped toys between now and December 24th:

  • House of Clocks
  • Lodi Chamber
  • Lodi Beer Company
  • Pizza Market
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
  • Salon Envy
  • Sheri Sunshine
  • Wise Choice Self Storage

A toy donation is a simple and easy way to make a big difference in the lives of many young children in our community. 

 

For more information about the Toys for Tots organization, please visit www.toysfortots.org.

 

Clark Pest Control, headquartered in Lodi, Calif., is the West’s largest family-owned pest management company.  With more than 1,000 highly trained employees servicing more than 164,000 clients, Clark Pest Control provides California and Nevada residents the most effective and reliable pest control in the world by integrating technology with environmental responsibility.  Using personalized pest control programs for homes, schools, businesses industries and agriculture, the company specializes in pest and termite control, structural repairs, IPM for schools, fumigation and food safety.  

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

Clark at the 2010 Best of the West Rib Cook-Off Nevada

 

Clark Photo Booth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Photo booth for the Haiti relief fundraiser

 

keefe family

 

Photo Booth Fun!

 

Brad P. with News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clark Pest Control's very own Brad P. being interviewed
by a local news station.

 

clark pest booth 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

honeybee numbers continue to fall

 

As honeybee numbers continue to fall, beekeepers offer ways you can help pollinators

By Rosemary Parker | Kalamazoo Gazette


Hoping bees survive

Gazette fileEllen Barnes, who with her husband runs
St. Joe Valley Apiaries in Schoolcraft, checks on newly populated bee hives recently brought back from California's almond groves. The Barnes lost 80 percent of their bees in 2005 to a die-off that researchers are still trying to solve.

Bees are in trouble, everyone can help, and it's as easy as watching the grass grow or stirring a spoonful of honey into a cup of tea.

As they regroup from staggering colony losses averaging 42 percent nationwide last year, commercial and backyard beekeepers alike are putting the call out to every backyard gardener, every suburban homeowner, every grocery shopper and restaurant patron to help keep  honeybees and other insect pollinators alive and on the job.

Homeowners can quit or cut back on the lawn chemicals and back off on the mowing, suggested Otsego beekeeper Caroline Abbott, who manages six hives and is an active member of the Kalamazoo Bee Club.

"I'm not saying you can't mow the lawn," Abbott said. "But in the spring, my yard is full of dandelions, and in the summer, it's full of clover."

Because the plants provide nutrients for honeybees and other pollinating insects, "to me that's beautiful," Abbott said.

Click here to read the entire article

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

CLARK PEST CONTROL EXECUTIVE ASKED TO AID HAITI

 

Clark Pest Control EXECUTIVE ASKED TO AID HAITI GOVERNMENT WITH POST-EARTHQUAKE PEST ISSUES

 

Terry Clark Traveling to Haiti with National Pest Management Association to

Assess & Treat the Country's Pest Management Needs

 

LODI, Calif. (April 28, 2010) - We are all aware of the destruction caused by the major earthquake that hit Port au Prince, Haiti on January 12th.  While the country is still dealing with widespread damage to its infrastructure and health and safety issues for its people, there are other major concerns that are not often discussed - like bugs. 

The Haitian government recently called upon the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and a select group of its delegates to assist the country in dealing with pest and rodent control. Terry Clark, vice president of Clark Pest Control in Lodi, Calif., was asked to participate in this effort because of his previous work with the NPMA Board of Directors.  Terry is known to be a ‘creative thinker' and they need this type of out-of-the-box thinking to build action plans and guide the implementation of the pest management solutions in the Haiti disaster area.  

"I am thrilled at the opportunity help with this relief effort in Haiti," said Terry Clark, vice president, Clark Pest Control.  "The personal risks are there but it is important that we share the resources and technology we have with a community that truly needs our help because I know we can go over there and make a real difference."

The NPMA team is focusing on three major pest problems in the tent cities and the hospitals.  Port-au-Prince and its surrounding areas are overrun with pests including flies, rodents and cockroaches, and it is causing major health and safety concerns for the Haitian people. Yet the pest control plans must take many issues into consideration - including the heat and humidity, especially as we are nearing the onset of hurricane season.

Some of the health risks posed by the pests include the transmission of pathogens and bacteria such as E-coli and Salmonella that can result in illness and disease, increased potential for asthma attacks and respiratory distress due to cockroach and rodent allergens and food contamination.  In addition, the flies are so bad in the latrines that people are choosing not to use them and leaving their personal waste outside instead.

 "This will by far be the largest rodent control job I have personally worked on," said Terry Clark. "And I have seen infestations exceeding 10,000 rats at one property."

While Terry is in Haiti participating in the Haitian Relief effort, Clark Pest Control will be tracking his work and experience through an online blog at http://blog.clarkpest.com.

The primary mission of this first delegation leaving May 5th is to assess current pest issues and potential infestation risk factors.  The group of NPMA delegates will then determine the number of follow-up visits needed to implement control measures and monitor the results moving forward.

"The Haitian people are facing a long and hard recovery and it is important that we provide continued support that will see them through," added Clark.

Note:
Throughout Terry's visit, Terry Clark will be in close contact so be prepared for updates on the work he will be doing.

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

Now this is some serious bug squashing!

 



describe the image

2 thumbs up 76!

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

Clark Pest Control at the Lodi Grape Festival

 
21Q

Daily posts from Bee writers on movies, theater, media, fashion, music and pop culture.


September 8, 2009
So you think you have ants? Audition for a pest control TV ad

For the second year, Clark Pest Control is holding open auditions for people who want to appear in one of their commercials.

Those vying for a spot in a spot will do their thing in front of a green screen with Clark-provided props. The would-be actors are free to come up with their own 30-second spiels ending with the company's slogan, "Clark, we need you!" Last year's winner was a 4-year-old.

This year's auditions will be held at the Lodi Grape Festival, with taping from 4-8 p.m. each day, Sept. 17-20. The festival is held at 413 East Lockeford St. in Lodi.

For hints from past commercials check out http://www.clarkpest.com/. Look for the link at the bottom of the page.

Posted by Carlos AlcalaVisit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

Star in a Clark Pest Control television commercial-NEW

 

Star in a Clark Pest Control television commercial

Clark Pest Control is holding open auditions for the chance to star in an upcoming television commercial from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 during the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, Victorian Square, Sparks. Participants will each create their own commercial in front of a green screen that will later appear as a backdrop of a residential home or outdoor scene. Best in the West

Props will be provided, but contestants can use their own creativity to ad-lib a 30-second spot ending with the widely recognized "Clark We Need You!" call for help. Contestants are encouraged to check out past television commercials at http://www.clarkpest.com/.

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.

Charli the Tarantula's first video!

 
We have given Charli her very own page on the blog. stop by and visit her page and watch her video, also we will be posting video's of her best friend Marley, Marley is a very young unsexed (to young to tell if its a boy or girl) New River Rust Rump which comes from just a few files outside of Phoenix Arizona! Visit them at http://bit.ly/pYM4WVisit the Clark Pest Blog or visit ClarkPest.com to learn more.
All Posts