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October 21, 2016

11 Lakeside Middle Students Stung by Yellow Jackets

Did you hear that 11 Lakeside High School (Evans, Georgia) students were stung by yellow jackets Wednesday afternoon? This month is particularly problematic for these rowdy and aggressive […]
October 12, 2016

Invisible Bugs are Falling from the Trees

And we thought mosquitoes were bad! The Invisible Itch Mite has taken over Kansas City and although they may be small, they’re no joke! Read more […]
October 5, 2016

Monarch Butterfly Populations in Decline

Did you know that monarch butterfly populations are declining? Here’s what one group is doing to help! http://monarchwatch.org/bring-back-the-monarchs/campaign/the-details/
September 9, 2016

Men and the Zika Virus

The mosquito-born Zika virus can cause serious birth defects when pregnant women are infected, but that doesn’t mean that guys can ignore it! Learn more in […]
September 8, 2016

Zika and Mosquitos

Zika virus spurs scientists to try gene-editing to kill the mosquito species, but must weigh the potential impact of removing a species on the environment and […]
September 7, 2016

Fall Webworms Might be Troublesome

This Fall, webworms might be troublesome for local trees. Learn more in this article from The Columbia County News-Times. http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2016-09-04/fall-webworms-might-soon-be-troublesome-for-trees-in-county
September 5, 2016

Georgias Most Distinctive Butterfly

Did you know that the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly is Georgia’s most distinctive kind? Read more in this article from The Columbia County News-Times. http://newstimes.augusta.com/odds-ends/2016-09-04/butterfly-is-georgias-most-distinctive-kind
September 1, 2016

Millions of Bees Killed in SC

In an awful mishap, millions of bees died after South Carolina sprayed for Zika mosquitoes. Read more in this article from the Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/09/01/like-its-been-nuked-millions-of-bees-dead-after-south-carolina-sprays-for-zika-mosquitoes/?utm_term=.038eedc48028
August 29, 2016

Zika in South Carolina

http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/map-shows-zika-cases-in-s-c/article_10d85d75-d0c8-59c5-99b2-b00a19c22683.htmlDid you know that at least 8 travel-associated cases of the Zika virus have been identified in South Carolina? Learn more in this article from the Aiken […]