The Gall of Aspens: Poplar Twig Gall Flies

Poplar Twig Gall Flies by Tait Sougstad Broadcast 4.14 & 4.17.2020 Listen:   Before moving our growing family to a larger house last spring, I discovered another creature on our property investing in local real estate. One day, while working in the backyard,...

It’s an invasion! (And it’s pretty darned cool!)

by Stephanie Laporte Potts They gather in the trees. On the ground. In cracks on the sidewalk and that sunny spot in the garden. Little red and black spots, sometimes spread out, and sometimes in massive pulsing blobs of dozens of individuals. Then, once summer camp...