Insects

Community scientists help monitor insects

October 12, 2020

Volunteer community scientists are monitoring the abundance of dragonflies and damselflies in an effort that will help scientists track insect declines around the ...

Wildlife in the ‘slow lanes’

July 1, 2020

An associate professor of landscape and fire ecology at Oregon State University, Meg Krawchuk tries to remain hyper-aware of fire patterns wherever she goes. As a ...

Fungus forces cicadas to mate to death

July 24, 2019

A fungus that attacks dormant cicadas puts males into a mating frenzy that helps the parasite jump between hosts, researchers have found. Cicadas encounter the ...
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