Friday, October 23, 2015

Calling Young Entomologists!

Ever wanted to learn more about insects? The University of Nebraska--Lincoln has just what you need! Take a look at all the cool links about all of us in the insect world:

Want to know more about pest cockroaches that invade your kitchen or the vampire bed bugs that "vill suck your blood" at night? Visit these fun blogs: and

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Greetings all! Well, it is autumn, which is a time of year that marks the end for many of us insects. We are either going inside people's homes, looking for warmth, finding overwintering sites, or dying off after we've left our future offspring in protected places.

I thought I'd share with you a little about those nuisance insects (not me, a mantis is NEVER a nuisance!) that commonly invade houses in the fall. Most of them are harmless, although they'd certainly make a tasty meal for me!