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It's a war out there - a battle against the mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile virus.
Have no fear. WTOP spoke with Mike Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland, who has tips for keeping clear of ticks and the Lyme disease they often carry.
The unusually warm start to spring could allow bugs with multiple generations -- like stink bugs, aphids and spider mites -- to get a head start and complete more generations than normal, leading to an overall larger population.
Stink bugs are starting to invade the nation's capital -- and much of the country -- crawling out of their winter hiding places and getting on the nerves of exasperated homeowners.
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