Secret Site Map
Monday, April 27, 2015

Home News New Bird Misting System Installed for New York Mets at Citi Field

New Bird Misting System Installed for New York Mets at Citi Field

Bird Management

Bird Doctor Nationwide recently installed a bird control misting system at the New York Mets Citi Field stadium in Flushing, N.Y.

| March 17, 2010

NEW YORK - Bird Doctor Nationwide recently installed a bird control misting system at the New York Mets Citi Field stadium in Flushing, N.Y.

Bird Doctor was contacted by Citi Field as a proactive measure to prevent birds such as pigeons from taking up residence in the new stadium. Installing the new Bird Control Misting system will help keep maintenance costs down, while maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of the stadium. Maintenance costs can soar if weekly cleanup of bird droppings is required; bird droppings are unsightly and can transmit disease.

The Bird-B-Gone Mist system distributes Methyl Anthranilate, a non-toxic liquid repellent approved by the USDA and FDA for repelling birds. This product gives birds an uncomfortable sensation by affecting the birds’ trigeminal nerve found in the beak. The repellent will not harm or kill birds; it simply causes them to avoid the area completely. Methyl Anthranilate is non-toxic and safe to use around humans and animals. The system involves a main control unit attached to a series of drop boxes and has the capability of covering 6-8 thousand square feet per box.

Recently, the NYDEC passed legislation allowing this repellent to be used in New York City,   New York was one of the last states to approve of Methyl Anthranilate for repelling pest birds.  Bird Doctor Nationwide believes it will change the world of bird control. Methyl Anthranilate can either be fogged manually using a Dyna-Fogger machine or distributed automatically in timed drop boxes, such as the Bird-B-Gone Mist system Bird Doctor installed at Citi Field. 

Stuart Aust, president of Bird Doctor Nationwide, says the perfect candidate for a bird misting system would be “any business facing bird control problems such as birds nesting or roosting on ledges, pipes or beams.”
 

Top news

Missy Henriksen, PPMA Executive Director, Resigns

The trade association veteran is headed to an allied industry: the National Association of Landscape Professionals. There she’ll be charged with creating the equivalent of the Professional Pest Management Alliance for landscape industry professionals.

Gene White Named Rentokil NA Technical Director

White, who joined Rentokil in May 2013, is now responsible for technical support for North America, including Canada and Mexico.

ESA Announces New ACEs and BCEs for March/April 2015

The Entomological Society of America announced that 22 industry professionals recently earned BCE or ACE credentials.

Cleveland Association Recognizes Hank Althaus with Tom Evans Award

The Greater Cleveland Pest Control Association (GCPCA) recognized Hank Althaus, president of Cincinnati-based Scherzinger Pest Control, with the Tom Evans Award at the association's annual awards banquet.

Loyal Termite & Pest Control Wins 'Reader's Choice' Award

The company was recognized by Richmond Magazine for the fifth straight year.

x