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California's Rainy Winter Likely To Give Mosquito Populations A Boost

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — After years of drought the mosquito population is poised to make a comeback — with a vengeance.

Our exceptionally wet winter left no shortage of places for mosquitoes to breed. 184 more words

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Mosquito Samples Test Positive For West Nile In Dallas County

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Balch Springs and Mesquite said Dallas County Health and Human Services on Thursday. 280 more words

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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Grapevine

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GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – A mosquito sample in Grapevine has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

The sample came from the 1500 block of North Dooley Street. 145 more words

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DuPage County May Start Killing Mosquitoes In Forest Preserves

WHEATON, Ill. (CBS) — A change in policy for dealing with mosquitoes in the DuPage County Forest Preserves could make recreation in the woods this year a little more comfortable. 231 more words

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Bird of the Month: Red-winged Blackbird

(Opening photo credit:  Len Blumin)

“I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.

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Crows are among the smartest of all the birds

We watch them and listen to their irritating call. It certainly doesn’t sound very intelligent, but crows are so intelligent it’s almost scary.

Drive, walk or jog down the road without any weapon and crows won’t pay you any mind. 486 more words

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New Mosquito Trap Smart Enough To Keep Just The Bad Bugs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. 589 more words

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