As temperatures continue to drop and our thermostats continue to climb, our homes are starting to become an inviting place for mice to make their winter home. This is particularly true if you live in heavily wooded areas, though we’ve seen plenty of mice and other rodents in city settings as well.
Lanternflies, an invasive Asian insect that looks similar to a moth and feasts on more than 70 types of plants and crops, were recently spotted in Maryland
From far away, raccoons may seem cute and cuddly (at least to some of us), but they can actually be a significant nuisance, and even be dangerous to you and your family.
An extremely dangerous species of tick has invaded Maryland, according to the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association. In a press release from early August, the organization announced that it has “confirmed the presence” of the East Asian Tick, also known as the Longhorned or Bush Tick, in Maryland.
It’s that time of year again when our backyard cookouts, pool time, and other summer fun are all threatened by stinging pests. So we’re here to help you get a good idea of how to keep yourself safe, especially in case of a major invasion.
The increase of global trade and travel over the last several decades has been overall beneficial but has also has brought unwelcome visitors: Invasive insect species. What insect species are invasive and how do they impact us here in Maryland? Let’s take a look!