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Friday, June 24, 2022
Fly Day Friday: Biting Midges, No-See-Ums, Punkies
The list of aliases for the biting midges of the fly family Ceratopogonidae is seemingly endless, but most are apt descriptions of how tiny ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Conflicting Advice Is Killing the Rewilding Movement
All the major figures leading the modern conservation movement agree that converting your yard into wildlife-friendly habitat is the most im...
Thursday, June 16, 2022
OrThoptera Thursday: Eastern Ant Cricket
Between allergies to grass pollen, windy and/or stormy weather, and periodic depression, I have not been getting out in the field very often...
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Wasp Wednesday: Walden's Mason Wasp,
Guest post by Heather Holm The Vespidae subfamily Eumeninae includes primarily solitary wasps that nest aboveground in pre-existing cavities...
Friday, June 10, 2022
Thoh-Dah Prairie Bioblitz
Last weekend, June 4-5, my wife and I had the opportunity and honor to participate in a bioblitz of a newly-acquired property of the Missour...
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