Category Archives: Crawling Insects

It’s that time of year again when spring cankerworms come out to wreak havoc on our lovely trees. Tree banding prevents the female cankerworms from laying their eggs in the crowns of the trees in the spring and fall seasons. … Continue reading

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Arachnophobia is one of the most common phobias plaguing the human species. People with arachnophobia experience fear and unease when they believe they are in the presence of spiders. The sight of cobwebs or spiders themselves can cause a person … Continue reading

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QUESTION: Where do bugs go in winter? ANSWER: Insects can adapt to survive many different climates and changes in weather conditions.  Insects will go through behavioral and/or physiological changes to adapt to cold temperatures and increase their chances of survival … Continue reading

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What just moved out of the corner of your eye…? A small, flat, grey/black bug that maybe looks like a tiny armadillo? This is likely a sow bug! Sow bugs are actually crustaceans, which have segmented body plates, 7 pairs … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung and the arachnid world is coming out of its sleepy hibernation sites or emerging from the egg sacs laid last year. All spiders are venomous but most spiders are harmless to humans. 93% of consumers fear insects … Continue reading

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