NC State Extension

Pest Problems After Storms and Other Disasters

Hurricanes, tornadoes and other similar natural disasters can lead to problems with a variety of insects and vertebrate pests which may become unwelcome guests in and around our homes. The extent of such problems depends in part on the time of year and the seasonal cycle of pest activity. Here’s a brief look at some typical pest problems.

General Pests

Wood-Damaging Pests

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Contributors: Mike Waldvogel, Charles Apperson, David Tarpy, and Wes Watson, Patricia Alder – NCSU Entomology Extension

Written By

Photo of Dr. Michael WaldvogelDr. Michael WaldvogelExtension Specialist (Household & Structural Entomology) (919) 515-8881 mike_waldvogel@ncsu.eduEntomology and Plant Pathology - NC State University

Contributing Specialist

Photo of Dr. David TarpyDr. David TarpyProfessor and Extension Specialist (Apiculture) (919) 515-1660 david_tarpy@ncsu.eduEntomology and Plant Pathology - NC State University
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