N.J. pest-fighting laboratory long overdue for renovation
There’s a place in New Jersey where bugs are not swatted, trapped or flushed but instead, counted, fed and cared for. Unfortunately, the bugs are in better condition than the building that houses them.
The Phillip Alampi Beneficial Insect Rearing Laboratory (PABIL) has been fostering helpful insects since its construction in 1985. But in recent years, while still structurally sound, the lab is in serious need of an upgrade if it is to fulfill its mission