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Unraveling the mystery of webworm tents
During fall in Ohio, fall webworms can be found on more than 120 species of deciduous trees. Learn more about these interesting caterpillars.
How to identify and avoid hornet and wasp nests during late...
It’s important to be aware of large wasp and hornet nests during late summer, so you can avoid them and reduce your chances of getting stung.
USDA makes plans to deal with Asian longhorned beetle
USDA is announcing its plans for combatting the Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio and South Carolina in 2021.
Spotted lanternfly found in another W.Va. county
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has confirmed a third county, Jefferson, that now hosts the invasive spotted lanternfly.
Appreciate, don’t fear, the ‘bugs of history’
As we patiently await the delayed emergence of the 17-year periodical cicadas known as Brood X, Barb Mudrak fills us in on what to expect.
Crickets, katydids ‘singing in the suburbs’
Penn State researchers use the songs that crickets and katydids sing at night to attract mates to help in monitoring and mapping their populations.
Experts dismiss worry about ‘murder hornets’ as hype
Despite the social media hype surrounding the Asian giant hornet, nothing has changed since it was found late last season.
Dragonfly swarms in Pa., Ohio and W.Va.
Scott Shalaway details the history of dragonfly swarm sightings in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Common backyard and even household invertebrates
Centipedes and millipedes are harmless invertebrates that occasionally occur indoors, but seldom warrant chemical control.
Insects play the music of summer nights
The voices of owls and frogs subside in September, allowing insect sounds to dominate. Learn more about what to listen for on late summer nights.