While watering my yard recently, I saw a large moth hovering over a flowering bush.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the country this year, federal and state investigators said Wednesday.
Cutworms, slugs and flea beetles have cosmopolitan tastes, attacking practically any transplant. They can be kept in check without pesticides.
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Carle, the beloved children’s author and illustrator whose classic “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other works gave millions of kids some of their earliest and most cherished literary memories, has died at age 91.
Cutworms only take a few bites out of new transplants, which doesn’t seem like it would do much harm, except that those bites are at ground level. Attacked seedlings topple over, dead. Don’t confuse this damage with damping-off disease, which is caused by a fungus that also attacks at the soil line, but usually affects only very young, newly sprouted seedlings.
The fast, long-legged bird named Trierarchuncus prairiensis had short, strong forelimbs tipped with a large claw next to two smaller claws.
A man who went shopping in New Mexico came back to find his car was full of bees. Thousands and thousands of them.
From a dew-drunk cicada that inspired a first-century poem in ancient Greece to Walt Whitman’s “noiseless, patient spider,” this anthology shows that watching bugs is as old as civilization.
The dwindling monarch butterfly population needs help. It’s not too early to start preparing a butterfly garden for this summer. Here's what to know.
Results from the state Class AA, B and C state tournaments Thursday.
Fruit flies seem to come out of nowhere, but there are products you can buy and DIY remedies you can use to rid your home of the pesky creatures.
An army of tiny, parasitic wasps will be unleashed inside the English stately home where Anne Boleyn was born, in order to hunt out and eradicate moths that threaten the mansion's furniture and artifacts.
In the past 25 years, monarchs’ populations have plunged by the hundreds of millions, according to the wildlife service’s species status assessment report. The black and orange butterflies have to contend with insecticides, loss of milkweed — the plant monarchs lay eggs on and the caterpillars’ sole food source — and habitat loss. They’re also up against human-induced climate change and weather extremes.
Results from around the state on Thursday.
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