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The best way to keep flies under control is not to let let any food sit out to rot, and keep a tight fitting lid on any composting waste containers.
The best way to keep flies under control is not to let let any food sit out to rot, and keep a tight fitting lid on any composting waste containers.


Fly paper spirals are non-toxic, and reasonably effective. We may also want to invest in some fluorescent fly lights for the trash room and Fermentation Station in CCL.
[http://www.homedepot.com/s/fly%2520ribbon?NCNI-5 Fly catcher ribbons] are cheap, non-toxic, and reasonably effective. We may also want to invest in some fluorescent fly lights for the trash room and Fermentation Station in CCL.


==Ants==
==Ants==

Revision as of 00:08, 10 September 2015

Pests - the non-human variety:

Reported Sightings

  • Two rats in FnB kitchen downstairs

Rodents

We currently have two electronic mouse traps, and one electronic rat trap (post here if you know of any more!)

  • Mouse trap #1:
Current location: in open corner in the "mushroom closet" - left storage room off CCL.
Catches: 09/07
  • Mouse trap #2:
Current location: upstairs fridge area, underneath the wooden rack of shelves against the wall, to the left of the fridges
Catches:
  • Rat Trap:
Current location: upstairs fridge area, to the left of the metal rack that is perpendicular to the wall
Catches: 09/07 (mouse, several days old)

Flies

The best way to keep flies under control is not to let let any food sit out to rot, and keep a tight fitting lid on any composting waste containers.

Fly catcher ribbons are cheap, non-toxic, and reasonably effective. We may also want to invest in some fluorescent fly lights for the trash room and Fermentation Station in CCL.

Ants