Update on Tawny Crazy Ants in Louisiana (August 2014)
Story written by Dennis Ring, LSU AgCenter and Entomology
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals recently reported (25 July, 2014) six new cases of West Nile virus in the state. This brings the new case total up to 9 cases for the year. A summary report of their data can be found by clicking here. You can also access their most current press release by going to their website.
July 19 to the 27th is National Moth Week, which is actually an event that is celebrated world wide. Scientists, moth enthusiasts, and the general public can take this opportunity to learn more about moths, observe them up close, and learn about collection techniques. The podcast below, from the Encyclopedia of Life, One Species at a Time series, describes the annual…