Urban and Public Health

Urban entomology is the study of insects and mites that affect people and their property, pests that damage structures, infest food or clothing, or those pests that are simply a nuisance to homeowners. This page contains information on household pests like cockroaches, food and fiber pests, ants, nuisance pests like stink bugs and lady beetles, wood damaging pests and medical or public health, stinging and biting insects.
Asian lady beetles and aphids

Asian lady beetles and aphids

Lyme disease is an infection caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria and is transmitted by ticks.

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This tri-folded brochure covers Disease Transmission, Distribution, Tick Biology, and Lyme Disease Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.