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11:39 am on Sunday March 25, 2012

Stink bug on the march towards Lowcountry kudzu, homes (Update: stinkin' up #MYR)

Flickr user BugMan50 Update March, 25th, 2012: Stink bugs have invaded Myrtle Beach and causing some residents to turn up their noses. via The Sun News: ...the new species moving into South Carolina and other parts of the deep south are an even...
4:21 am on Sunday October 2, 2011

Fire ants on the increase in Beaufort

Flickr user Marin LaBar A fire ant mound in Pickens County. After a proliferation of fire ant mounds in a ball field near Orangeburg forced the rescheduling of a baseball game, The Island Packet's Allison Stice has done some asking around about why...
9:36 am on Sunday September 11, 2011

A new stink bug on the march towards Lowcountry kudzu, homes

Update September 11: Nearly a year on, bug's march continues and as of September 2011 the bug has been confirmed in every South Carolina county. And while the news is somewhat welcome as the bug is helping tame the towering masses of kudzu in South...
4:35 am on Sunday September 11, 2011

A new stink bug on the march towards Lowcountry kudzu, homes

Image by University of Georgia Extension Adult kudzu bugs.Update September 11: Nearly a year on, bug's march continues and as of September 2011 the bug has been confirmed in every South Carolina county. And while the news is somewhat welcome as the...
7:40 am on Sunday August 28, 2011

Beaufort County to spray for mosquitos

Flickr user onkel_wart Beaufort County Mosquito Control is planning possible aerial spray missions during daylight hours from August 29 to September 2. The county uses low-flying aircraft to apply EPA-registered public health insecticides. The group...
12:30 pm on Tuesday July 26, 2011

Adrienne Antonson's hair-raising sculptures picked up by Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Image by Adrienne Antonson Yep, that's human hair.A good friend of TheDigitel's tipped me off to the fact that a former Charlestonian's supremely unique and mesmerizingly beautiful bugs have been purchased by the one-and-only Ripley's Believe It Or...
1:44 am on Thursday April 14, 2011

Tens of thousands of bees turn up in walls of Savannah home

Flickr user kaibara87 Crazy little story down the road in Savannah where one home renter near downtown was surprised by how many bees were around--and even more surprised when he found out they were in the walls. How many bees? It's estimated to...
1:11 am on Thursday April 14, 2011

Tens of thousands of bees turn up in walls of Savannah home

Image by Flickr user kaibara87 Crazy little story down the road in Savannah where one home renter near downtown was surprised by how many bees were around--and even more surprised when he found out they were in the walls. How many bees? It's...
2:05 am on Monday August 18, 2008

How to live with the Lowcountry's spiders

Br-recluse-guyBrown recluse Wikipedia Brown widowFlickr user Care SMCBlack widowFlickr user Joe ShlabotnikGolden silk spider Flickr user elvissaOrchard spiderEvery year at this time, the Lowcountry is teaming with spiders. And The Post and Courier...
2:57 am on Tuesday June 24, 2008

Mosquitoes are back in Lowcountry

Image by flickr user gyuvallosImage by 20080623mosquito.jpg If you don't want this guy sneaking up on you in the dark, you'd do well to pay attention to some of Charleston County Mosquito Control's tips for keeping mosquitoes from breeding around...
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