When was the last time YOU checked your yard for little fire ants? Well, now is the perfect time. It is Stop the Ant Month and we are encouraging all residents to look for LFA using a simple survey with peanut butter. Many people believe they do not have fire ants because they have not been stung, but ants can be present for 6 months to a year before you begin to notice them! Only by surveying can you be sure your property is fire ant free. Learn how to survey your yard quickly and easily using peanut butter and chopsticks:
Need to Treat?
If you do have fire ants, did you know that it is possible to treat effectively and safely, and ensure that you, your children, and your pets can safely enjoy your home and yard? Check out our Little Fire Ant information page. To learn more about efforts statewide to fight LFA, check out stoptheant.org.