Insects in the News

March 15, 2019

Ticks and Turkey Season

It’s that time of year, the weather is warming up and people are spending more time outdoors, especially turkey hunters.  Turkey season will being soon here […]
February 12, 2019

Bees capable of doing math?

According to this new clip below, provided by WFXG in Augusta, Georgia, researchers have trained bees to do basic math, including addition and subtraction.  Check out […]
February 7, 2019

Mosquito Birth Control

According to a study done at the University of Arizona, researchers have discovered a protein that could aid in controlling mosquito populations, essentially like a birth […]
November 21, 2018

Fruit Flies

Certainly you have left fruit out on the counter a little too long and have then seen the little tiny flying insects that appear.  These are fruit flies.  […]
July 26, 2017

A Major Tick Concern

http://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/columnists/jessica-damiano/acorns-beget-oak-trees-and-a-tick-concern-1.13493635Reports are showing a significant increase in acorns this year and experts warn that this could lead to more rodents and more ticks! Learn more in […]
July 17, 2017

Tips for Taming Ticks

A common concern for outdoor enthusiasts are ticks, but luckily, there are some tips to help you tame them! Learn more in this article from the Mayo […]
July 13, 2017

When Chiggers Fight Back

7/13/17 If you spend a lot of time outdoors during the Summer, it’s possible that you might get red, itchy bumps caused by Chiggers. If this […]
July 12, 2017

Beetles May Have Brought Lethal Tree Disease Now Across Southeast

Did you know 1 beetle may have brought a lethal tree disease to the Southeast?! Read more in this article from. http://chronicle.augusta.com/2017-07-08/1-beetle-may-have-brought-lethal-tree-disease-now-across-southeast
July 11, 2017

Moths Help Scientists Attack Glare

Did you know that scientists are looking to use moths to help with the glare of the sun on our electronic devices? Learn more in this […]