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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.
The most dreaded part of the summer is on the horizon: a mosquito onslaught. Here are some helpful hints on how to avoid being bit.
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.
Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.