Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them TicksThose plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They're called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don't call them ticks, because they're not.
Expert Offers Tips For Protecting Against Ticks & Lyme DiseaseThe warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.
Crescent Twp. Eagles Facing Threat From Emerald Ash BorerIt's the bald eagles in Hays that have attracted the most attention. Last year, people watched three eaglets hatch on a web cam.
Bug Expert Dispels Myths About Ticks & MosquitoesYou hear about the dangers of ticks often in the spring and summer but what you think is that blood sucking creature on you might be something completely different. Entomologist Bill Todaro joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss the difference between ticks and “billbugs” as well as dispel some other common insect misconceptions.
Bat Disease Epidemic Could Lead To Increase In Insects A disease affecting the bat population could lead to an increase in mosquitoes this summer.
Everyone Chirping About Cricket Prank, But School Says It’s No JokeSeveral students were involved in what appears to be a senior prank at Chartiers Valley High School in Bridgeville.
Kudzu Bug About To Move Into Western PennsylvaniaRight now if you want to see a kudzu bug in Pennsylvania you have to follow John Rawlins into the bug drawers of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Phipps Cuts Down On Pesticide Use By Turning To BugsA lot of people these days are worried about the health effects and risks that chemical pesticides have on the environment.
With Warmer Weather Comes Return Of Stink BugsBenjamin Franklin is credited with saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Apparently, no truer words have been spoken when it comes to stink bugs.
Experts Offer Advice On Getting Rid Of Bed Bugs