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  • Attack of the bark beetles

    Mercilessly hot conditions in the drought-stressed West have aggravated infestations of bark beetles that attack several species of trees -- but perhaps the best response to the epidemic is to do nothing at all.

  • Bee kind, please redesign

    The Pollinator Conservation Handbook offers advice about what ordinary citizens can do to help save declining native pollinator insects, like bees and butterflies

  • Beetle Warfare

    Scientists unleash a new weapon in the fight against invasive tamarisk – a tiny exotic beetle from Kazakhstan.

  • Conspiring with caddisflies

    A Seattle artist known only as Ferg works with tiny caddisfly larvae to make jewelry from the insects’ intricate casings

  • Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world

    Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world

    In Los Angeles, self-trained entomologist Daniel Marlos helps others learn about the crawly things he loves through his website: What's That Bug?

  • Field notes from the front steps

    From the front porch of her house in Montana, Kim Todd studies bees and marvels at the world.

  • Have bee, will travel

    This issue of High Country News features Hannah Nordhaus on the challenges facing a Western migratory beekeeper and his hives of pollinating bees.

  • Living with the wild

    In The Raccoon Next Door: Getting Along With Urban Wildlife, wildlife rehabilitation expert Gary Bogue offers helpful advice on how to live with all kinds of wild creatures

  • Madame Merian and her passion for metamorphosis

    In Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, Kim Todd uncovers the life and legacy of a pioneering 17th century woman

  • Meditations on craft: A review of What I Learned at Bug Camp

    Meditations on craft: A review of What I Learned at Bug Camp

    Sarah Juniper Rabkin's new essay collection is the intriguing, wide-ranging What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World.

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