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March 20, 2019

Treehoppers – the world’s strangest insect?

Treehoppers – the world’s strangest insect? Take a look and decide for yourself!  In a recent article by National Geographic, treehoppers are profiled in detail exposing […]
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

Researchers have discovered a protein that could aid in controlling mosquito populations.  The protein, EOF-1, is only found in mosquitoes.  The study was conducted by the University […]
November 21, 2018
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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 […]