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Scales on tree and branch

By Caleb J. Wilson, Ph.D.

Trees in species-rich forests often suffer less damage from insect pests compared to trees in forests dominated by a few common species. Many hypotheses have been proposed...

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The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program is offering a session next Wednesday, November 29, 2023 in Warren County on Living with Wildlife. The registration deadline for this program is this Wednesday, Novem...

Beech Blight Aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator)

The talented and uniquely entertaining Beech Blight Aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) are taking the stage in Ohio. Some of the best line dancing can be seen in Johnson Woods State Nature Preserve...

Ambush Bug (Phymata spp., family Reduviidae)

Thomas Becker (OSU Extension, Lorain County) showed participants in this week’s weekly BYGL Zoom Inservice a nice shot of a Jagged Ambush Bug (Phymata spp., family Reduviidae) lurking among flowers in...

Swamp Doodlers
Dodders are parasitic plants belonging to the morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. They were formerly placed in the dodder family, Cuscutaceae, with only one genus in the family, Cuscuta. I think i...
bird next to lake
Wetlands are incredibly important features of the natural landscape, providing countless ecosystem services to local ecology and wildlife.
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Marne Titc...
wasp galls on oaks
This is the 5th BYGL Alert this season dedicated to wasp galls on oaks. That may seem excessive, but it’s estimated that around 800 types of galls may be found on oaks in the Nearctic which is the p...
NYC buildings
The High Line is a reclaimed elevated train line turned lush park in the Concrete Jungle of New York City. With native plants and wild naturalistic landscaping as a theme, this unique park features ...
Coneflower Rosette Mite
Coneflowers are showing symptoms of three problems: tufted growth from the coneflower rosette mite; distorted flowers and growth from ash yellows; and dangling flower heads from the sunflower headcl...
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