06/26/18

Common Stinging Insects Of Kansas

Common Stinging Insects Of Kansas 6/26/2018   Most people are aware that stinging insects are beneficial pests; they are responsible for pollinating many varieties of plants and can help to reduce populations of nuisance insects. However, that doesn’t change the fact that throughout the summer as stinging insect colonies are building their populations and foraging… Read more »

07/03/17

Avoiding Stinging Insects On The 4th Of July

Avoiding Stinging Insects On The 4th Of July 7/3/2017 Who doesn’t love a good BBQ? Stinging insects certainly do–we can tell you that much. They love everything about a barbecue! Wasps are particularly attracted to a cookout. Let’s take a look at the two reasons why, and explore some ways to prevent an unwanted encounter.… Read more »

05/27/15

Carpenter Bees Under The Deck?

Carpenter Bees Under The Deck? 5/27/2015 Have you seen them? Big fat bees wiggling into round holes under your deck? It isn’t hard to recognize when you have carpenter bees living on your property. Like other bees, this fat bumblebee-like insect is a benefit in nature. Without bees and other pollinators, we wouldn’t have all… Read more »

02/21/15

What You May Not Know About Arizona Scorpions

What You May Not Know About Arizona Scorpions 2/21/2015 I’m sure you are aware that it is never a good idea to flip a sandbag, rock, or chunk of wood over without being careful. You know that scorpions hide under these things. And, they can be anywhere outside. But they also get into your home–especially… Read more »