If you have a surplus of hand sanitizer, start an insect collection

The global COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has made one thing clear: You can never have enough hand sanitizer stocked in your home. But, if you were someone who scored a vat of the stuff thanks to some pioneering businesses like local distilleries who pivoted production to...

Fear not, Colorado: ‘Murder hornets’ shouldn’t be your concern

In a year that’s been besieged by epic wildfires and a global pandemic, 2020 is playing out with its share of alarming headlines. In the past few weeks, a new contender for concern has landed headlines above the fold — the so-called “murder hornets.” The Asian giant...

Expect an abundance of miller moths this year, say CSU entomologists

An adult army cutworm, or miller moth. Photo credit: Whitney Cranshaw/Colorado State University If the swarms of flying insects infiltrating doorways, backyards and gardens the last few weeks are any indication, miller moth season in Colorado is here. Following four...