Originally Posted by Ric
There are many species of Carpenter ants and all are in the Genus of Camponotus. Northern Carpenter ants differ from the Southern Carpenter Ants we have in Florida in both appearance and Habits. However Nik's post about Carpenter Ants is typical of those Carpenter Ants in the USA even if they are different Species.
BTW Fipronil is on the EPA hit list.
The reason is for it being on the hit list is because it is showing up in urban creeks and streams.
I found a few signs of it them in my house and would like to get rid of them ASAP too. I may actually call some one to help but I thought I could get some clues here. I do not have a structure licenses but a T&O