Low Tech DIY Mosquito Trap

From Gizmodo: Mosquitoes love to breed inside discarded car tires. So why not use this against them? Such is the thinking of Canadian researchers who have developed a DIY mosquito trap that’s already proving its worth in field tests. The trap is called Ovillanta, and it was developed by researchers from Laurentian University with help…

Zika Virus Facts

The news is all over reporting about the Zika Virus, so much so it is hard to know what we should be concerned, or not, about it. So here is a handy list of Zika Virus facts. Zika virus is spread to adults through the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquito species is specifically the…

Boxelder Bugs

When the weather gets cool you start to see something you had not noticed before, clusters of bugs congregating around sunny spots of trees and your home. These bugs look really neat with their solid black base and red outlined trim, but what are they? They are boxelder bugs. So what do you need to…