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May 8, 2018
Tent caterpillars chew their way through the leaves on a tree near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in 2017. (Photo/ Mike Parisio, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
October 19, 2017
Photo courtesy North Dakota Game and Fish Department
'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
October 19, 2017 - 7:16am
A small moth with a yellowish-white coif of scales, dubbed Neopalpa donaldtrumpi and named after President-elect Donald Trump, is seen in an undated combination photo provided by evolutionary biologist Vazrick Nazari. Handout via REUTERS
Small moth with yellowish coif named after Trump
January 19, 2017 - 4:31pm
August 28, 2016
ASK THE DNR: What are some of the good bugs that help keep our forests healthy in Minnesota?
August 28, 2016 - 5:45am
January 25, 2016
Brad Dokken
TALKIN' with Dokken: How do mosquitos survive the winter?
January 25, 2016 - 8:03am
October 24, 2015
One of several emerald ash borers found on a tree in the 400 block of Baxter Avenue in Superior in August 2013. State and city officials announced Friday that the invasive insect has been found in Duluth. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Forests face peril as invasive insect confirmed in Duluth
October 24, 2015 - 9:00am
October 12, 2015
Asian lady beetles, pictured here, range from yellowish to reddish orange. They've spotted in great numbers in Northland homes in recent days. (News Tribune file photo)play button
Asian lady beetle infestation is upon northern Minnesota
October 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
October 9, 2015
Emerald ash borer means likely Washington County quarantine
October 9, 2015 - 4:51pm
July 24, 2015
ND officials warn of uncommon disease that can spread from animals to humans
July 24, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 21, 2015
Jason Willett settles his beetle-ridden purple loosestrife plants near wild ones along the shore of Lake Nebagamon Wednesday. Willett raised the beetles at his cabin and released them to help battle loosestrife, an invasive plant that chokes out native flora. (Submitted photo)
Invasive plants beware: Beetles on the march
July 21, 2015 - 5:00pm
June 13, 2015
Montana State University researchers identify answer to grain destroying insects
June 13, 2015 - 8:15pm
June 8, 2015
File photo.
Tick season again - Western North Dakotans see a rise in parasitic pests this year
June 8, 2015 - 12:15am
June 7, 2015
REVIEW: Ant baits keep childhood trauma at bay
June 7, 2015 - 8:00am
May 21, 2015
Life reconstruction of the new oviraptorosaurian dinosaur species Anzu wyliei in its 66 million-year-old environment in western North America as seen in an undated handout illustration by Mark A. Klinger, Carnegie Museum of Natural History. REUTERS/Mark A. Klingler, Carnegie Museum of Natural History/Handout via Reuters
'Top 10' new species includes extinct 'chicken from hell' found in North Dakota
May 21, 2015 - 4:45pm
May 10, 2015
Ticks can carry a variety of diseases and infections, but removing the parasites within 24 hours generally eliminates the risks.
Worth a Look: Tick tips
May 10, 2015 - 6:30am