Cicadas are back! Or will be soon. The timing depends upon when the ground becomes warm enough. This batch of cicadas will emerge by the billions in a dozen states ranging from New York to Illinois to Georgia. … [Read more...] about Billions of 17-Year Cicadas Set to Emerge in NY in 2021
Earwigs and millipedes are unsightly and a bit scary looking. Millipedes don't sting like wasps or cause structural damage like termites – so they aren't terrible. However, they can swarm when in large numbers, which looks disturbing. Similarly, … [Read more...] about Should You Be Concerned About Earwigs and Millipedes?
Invasive Species Awareness Week is June 7-13th. New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation takes the subject so seriously it cites a variety of initiatives and activities for the week, though due to COVID-19 concerns the state is now urging … [Read more...] about June Is Invasive Species Awareness Week
Getting out your favorite sweaters and finding small – or worse, large – holes from a moth infestation is frustrating. It’s also avoidable. … [Read more...] about How Do I Keep Moths From Eating My Things?
Spiders can be very useful because they eat insects, keeping those populations in check. Unfortunately, some spiders can also be very dangerous – like the brown recluse spider which has a venomous bite that can lead to fever, chills, dizziness, vomiting, … [Read more...] about 25 Interesting Facts About Spiders