Renee Corea

Bed bug event tomorrow night (1/18) at the Museum of the City of New York

January 17, 2011

There’s a bed bug event at the Museum of the City of New York tomorrow night. I am unable to attend as I won’t be in town, but it looks like it will be very worthwhile. January 18 Plague!: Bed Bug Myths and Realities How big a problem are bed bugs, really? What is the […]

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New York City’s Bed Bug Advisory Board finally ready to roll

September 14, 2009

We are so glad to hear New York’s Bed Bug Advisory Board has finally been filled with appointees, and they will be meeting this week. The Mayor’s Appointees are: Gil M. Bloom, Vice President, Standard Pest Management Company; Richard A. Cooper, Technical Director, Cooper Pest Solutions; Jody L. Gangloff-Kaufmann, Ph.D., Community IPM Extension Area Educator, […]

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Renee catches us up on our bed bug research!

May 14, 2009

Thanks to Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed Bugs, we have lots of reading and viewing to catch up on!

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Interview with Paul Wenning of The Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force

May 5, 2009

Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed Bugs has another new interview — this time with Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force (COBBTF) Chair Paul Wenning of the Franklin County Board of Health New York vs Bed Bugs: We are very impressed with the task force and understand it’s a volunteer organization? Paul Wenning: We’ve […]

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New interview with David Cain and more on the bbalert (TM) system

May 4, 2009

Check out this new and fascinating podcast from New York vs. Bed Bugs, where Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed Bugs and David Cain of bed-bugs.co.uk (and well known to our Bedbugger Forum users) talk about the recent Pestex 2009, new bbalert™ passive and active bed bug monitors, new treatment options (including oxygen depletion), […]

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New York Mayor Bloomberg signs Bed Bug Advisory Board legislation

March 19, 2009

Excellent news! This is the New York City Council’s press release containing Mayor Bloomberg’s remarks on Int. 57a, which he signed yesterday: MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH A BED BUG ADVISORY BOARD Remarks by Mayor Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws “The third bill before me is Introductory Number 57-A, sponsored by […]

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Tuesday’s New York City Council hearing on three bed bug bills

February 25, 2009

The press is starting to appear about the hearing yesterday. Frank Lombardi in the Daily News said, Prodded by rising complaints and pressure from some elected officials, activists and the media, the Bloomberg administration gave limited support Tuesday to launching a war on bedbugs. Testifying at a City Council hearing, representatives of the health, housing […]

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Exciting news: EPA to hold public meeting on bed bugs April 14th

February 23, 2009

Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed bugs broke the news today that the EPA is holding a meeting on bed bugs on April 14th. Renee writes: We have just received information, from our one and only contact at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), that EPA is set to hold a public meeting on […]

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New York Daily News: NYC bed bug complaints up 34% in one year

February 17, 2009

The New York Daily News has a good article today on the 34% increase in bed bug complaints in the last fiscal year, compared with the previous one. The data for this came from the amazing Renee Corea, who filed a Freedom of Information Act request on behalf of New York vs. Bed Bugs. Adam […]

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Interview with Sam Bryks on Integrated Pest Management; also, we learn about the origins of Bug n’ Scrub

January 28, 2009

Here’s an excellent discussion between Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs and Sam Bryks, a pest management expert from Toronto (and one of the advisors of the Toronto Bed Bug Project. There’s so much that is wonderful here, including a thorough exploration of what Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is, and isn’t. I particularly enjoyed […]

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KillerQueen speaks! Over at New York vs. Bed Bugs…

January 4, 2009

The NYC Pest Control Operator known as KillerQueen on our Bedbugger Forums is, in fact, John Furman, who runs Boot-a-Pest. The hardest working bed bug activist and blogger, Renee Corea, did a nice in-depth interview with him over on New York vs. Bed Bugs. Furman’s magic secret may be his belief in careful, detailed inspections: […]

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