A post-Christmas decision about when to take the tree down was easier than usual for a home in Northwest after the homeowner found bugs on her live, fresh-cut tree.
WASHINGTON — As warmer spring weather moves into the region, stink bugs may start showing up around your house as they try to escape winter hiding places. “They’re going to be on your windows, on your front door, on…
WASHINGTON — One sure sign spring is here: ants are starting to move. “Odorous house ants are one of the most common home invaders at this time of the year,” says University of Maryland College Park Professor of Entomology…
WASHINGTON — With another round of freezing temperatures this week, many people are ready for spring already. But this bitter cold could mean good things for your garden later this year. “If that frost can get down…
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say they have found a new way to target insects in an environmentally safe way.
JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Carl J. Drake spent his life studying bugs, everything from aphids to water striders. When he died in 1965, the entomologist left his life savings and his vast…
Interested in trying a grasshopper burger with a side of mealworm fries? A food pop-up is serving free lunch in D.C.
The region might, just might, have fewer stinkbugs to deal with in the coming spring and summer.
You could describe butterflies and stink bugs as the \”Beauty and
the Beast\” of the insect world, on opposite ends of the attractiveness spectrum.
Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.
Could eating bugs solve world hunger and be delicious?
ABC 7 Meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts expects the heat wave will get the
insects moving in the next few days.
Forget the fire ant. It\’s time to worry about \”crazy ants,\”
according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers
suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.
The emerald ash borer, native to China, has destroyed 100 million ash trees since its arrival in the U.S. more than a decade ago. The destructive pest has reached the Washington area, where it will soon emerge again.