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William J. Powers, Beekeeper

William J. Powers Phone: 704-843-5760

Beekeeper Fax:

5801 Stonebridge Lane Website:  

Waxhaw NC 28173 Email: beepowers@windstream.net

Service Categories: structural commercial school\

landscape residential golf course

other: home and outbuildings

I remove bee colonies and wasps from locations where they are unwanted. I destroy yellow jacket nests using natural products.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

A series of mechanical and non-toxic steps to deter pests from sensitive locations.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Removals are done in one or two visits.

How are pest problems identified?

Property owner/manager reports the problem.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

Educate owner/manager on closing access to problem area.

Do you use biological controls?

None

Do you use borates?

None.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

None.

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

None.

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

None

Does your company perform habitat modification?

Yes, fill voids where nests are found.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

We use a "beevac" to remove bees, in some cases. Also use hand tools to open structures to expose colonies. Screen wire.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

N/A

What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites DNR

cockroaches DNR

fleas DNR

carpenter ants DNR

fire ants DNRr

ants (indoor) DNR

crabgrass DNR

dandelions DNR

other DNR

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Bees/wasps do not return to site.

References

Carolina Pest Control, Terminex.