After recent rains, mosquito population ramping up

If you’ve been outside lately, chances are you’ve been bitten by a mosquito– and chances of that happening sooner than later are increasing. We got lucky in late spring and the ea… Source: KX NEWS

Mighty mites might manage mosquitoes

By Weiting Du Summer is here and so are the annoying mosquitoes. But so, too, are creatures that limit their number. Water mites are close relatives to spiders and live in freshwater. Some of them can parasitize or prey on mosquitoes, according to a recent review study published in the Diversity journal. Understanding these water mites could be important […] Source: Great Lakes Echo