Lesser-Known Dangerous Spiders in America

The Hobo Spider Accidentally introduced to the western United States in the early 80’s, the aggressive house spider or “Hobo Spider” is found commonly in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Originating from Europe, this common spider is from the Family Agelenidae, a type of spider that constructs funnel webs. This spider is brown, and commonly [&hellip…

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Invasive Species

Invasive Species: What are they? Where do they come from? What is the big deal? Invasive species are animals, plants or other organisms that are introduced to an environment they are not native to. These “aliens” to the new environment are usually very destructive to the area as the natives are not evolved to combat [&hellip…

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The Bee Crisis

For most people, bees are an annoyance. They buzz around, crawl inside soda cans,  and sometimes sting. If you’re unlucky enough to be allergic, bees can even be a lethal threat. The simple fact is, if bees didn’t exist, neither would humans, and so, it’s extremely terrifying that honeybees have been dying at an alarming [&hellip…

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Beneficial Bugs for Your Lawn

Spring is here! Spring is the perfect time to start planting the garden and beautifying the lawn. But spring also brings bugs. It may seem natural to think that all bugs seen in your lawn and garden are bad. However, this statement could not be further from the truth. Of course, there are certain insects that should [&hellip…

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