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  1. San Mateo County CA: Services Provided By San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control DistricRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Patch.com

    San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District prides itself on providing the highest quality of service to county residents. Click on any of our services below to learn more about how we can help.


  2. Ticks Carrying Potentially Deadly New Disease Found in CTRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR.com

    For Spring of 2015, a continuing and significant health and safety threat exists from vector borne diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks. According to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention, there are at least 10 mosquito borne diseases and over a dozen tick-borne diseases.


  3. Invite birds to stay with DIY nest boxesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Although the nesting season for some birds such as geese and owls has been under way for more than a month, some species are still searching for sites to raise this season's crop of chicks. Some birds nest on the ground or in trees and under bridges.


  4. Year of the weaselRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reinbeck Courier

    Each and every morning, as I prepare for work, the radio hosts have a segment of their show devoted to what day or week or month it is. For example, it is National Asparagus Appreciation Day or Take your Turtle for a Walk Week or even Iowa Pick Your Nose Month.


  5. 10% off Spring Cleaning Services: Mattress Recycling, Box Springs...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Mattress Disposal Plus offers New York City residents an easy way to recycle and dispose of used mattress, box springs, and furniture for spring cleaning with a 10% off discount. It would not be responsible to send a mattress to the landfill.


  6. What do scientists really think of the public?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The stereotype of a scientist is that of a bespectacled, socially awkward nerd who would rather play with insects than interact with other members of his own species. According to this conventional wisdom, the hermit-like scientist sits perched in his ivory tower, stroking his microscope and looking with condescension and contempt upon the uneducated and unwashed masses below.


  7. Insect hotels keep good bugs cozy - Sun, 26 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane's newest hotel is open for business - the insect hotel in my garden, that is. Putting out a welcome mat for the bugs in your garden might not be on your list of things to do, but I'm determined to attract more pollinators and beneficial insects in mine.


  8. Fender knows nymphsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Randy Fender of Montrose shows one of the fly boxes he carries while fishing the Gunnison River. The selection of hand-tied nymphs includes several styles of patterns in a variety of sizes, colors and configurations.


  9. Upstarts feed growing appetite for edible insectsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Live mealworms are sorted before being cooked in San Francisco. A growing number of "entopreneurs" are trying to convince consumers that insects are the next super food, a nutritious, low-cost, environmentally friendly source of animal protein.


  10. Darwinian Deviance: 6 Strange Evolutionary PhenomenaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Like the laws of human society, the laws of natural selection are ripe for exploitation. It isn't just survival of the fittest out there.


  11. DHEC seeks public's help tracking West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public's help in preventing the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile virus and chikungunya virus. “Anyone can help us identify and track the arrival of West Nile virus by submitting dead blue jays, crows, house sparrows, and house finches for testing,” said Chris Evans, a Ph.D. entomologist with the DHEC Bureau of Laboratories.


  12. 10 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Your GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MSN Living

    Gardening is hardly a straightforward practice - goodness knows it takes skills, dedication, and more than a little luck to grow flowers and veggies. But while certain facts about gardens are perplexing , some are just plain fun, silly, or even mind-boggling.


  13. Texas leafcutting ant not to be trifled withRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Texas leaf-cutting ant, Atta texana, is a serious pest in recently planted pine plantations in East Texas. The Texas leaf-cutting ant is the most northern representative of the genus Atta, considered among the most destructive insects of plants in the tropical and subtropical Americas.


  14. Chris Soules' 'Dancing With the Stars' good luck charm is a cockroachRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Zap2it.com

    To win the mirrorball trophy, "Dancing With the Stars" contestants need all the luck they can get. Former "Bachelor" and Season 20 dancing competitor Chris Soules is drawing his strength going into Eras Week from an interesting source, a cockroach.


  15. Mired in a dump of platitudesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    As the smog from the burning Beetham dump wrapped its toxic fumes around Port-of-Spain, I seethed with rage. In typical Third World fashion, the Ministry of National Security and Solid Waste Management Company Ltd responded in a disingenuous way with platitudes of a rot that is as wide as it is deep, of a rot they are fully aware of.


  16. Invasion of the 'Killer Shrimp' and deadly Asian hornetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    It sounds like something out of a horror B-movie, but scientists have warned Ireland is facing real-life invasions of 'Killer Shrimp' and deadly hornets capable of flying 40km/h, whose venom is among the most lethal in the world. Beekeepers are bracing themselves for the worst if the deadly Asian hornet arrives on these shores after scientists in the UK predicted their arrival this summer as a result of the unseasonably warm spring weather.


  17. Surrey residents rally against gypsy moth spraying in their backyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Residents in parts of Surrey rallied outside their MLA's office on Saturday morning, hoping to bring an end to gypsy moth spraying happening in their backyards. On Wednesday, the first round of aerial spraying aimed at stopping invasive gypsy moths began in parts of Surrey and Delta.


  18. Opening a Can of WormsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    I can distinctly recall that back in law school our class had occasion to discuss a case in which some purportedly enlightened individuals sought permission to sue the court on behalf of certain animals, the nature of which now escapes me. Suffice it to say that it was an environmental matter and the animals lost and American citizens were spared the legal nightmare that perhaps is now about to descend on us with the help of a judge in New York .


  19. Dallas Natural Organic Pest ControlRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Do you live in the Dallas area and are in need of natural pest control ? I myself am a little nervous because I heard that there are some flying cockroaches there. The Smokey Brown American Cockroach is one of the largest common cockroaches in Texas.


  20. Mosquito magnet? Blame your DNA, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    New research shows that if mosquitoes are attracted to the scent of a particular person, they are likely to be attracted to her twin's scent as well. On the flip side, if they are repelled by someone's odor, they're likely to find her twin repellent, too.