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'Crazy ants' drive southeastern U.S. nuts (Video)

Forget the fire ant. It's time to worry about "crazy ants," according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:59am EDT

Tags: crazy ants, bugs, fire ants, david burd,

Volunteers go to war against Rock Creek Park invader

Some D.C. residents have volunteered in the war against a foreign invader that threatens the trees in Rock Creek Park.

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: English ivy, Rock Creek Park, Rock Creek Park Conservancy,

Customs agents find stinkbugs in shipment at Port of Baltimore

Federal agents found stinkbugs among a shipment of ceramic tile from Italy during an inspection at the Port of Baltimore Monday and called the discovery a first in the nation for this particularly pervasive pest.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 04:46pm EDT

Tags: stinkbug, Customs and Border Protection,

Bugs: This year's good and bad news (VIDEO)

Cooler weather will bring the Washington area good news on the bug front, but invasive species are causing millions of dollars of damage.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 09:45am EDT

Tags: pests, economy, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Hank Silverberg