eBay Auction Gives Public The Opportunity To Name A New Moth SpeciesAn auction on eBay allows the public to name a new insect.
Drought Blamed For State's Second-Highest Year Of Human West Nile Virus CasesThere were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to date, the state Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.
Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin CountyA destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.
Destructive Insect That Feeds On Grapevines, Almond Trees Discovered In Marin CountyA destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday.
How To Identify Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito As Invasive Species Spreads In Bay AreaAs dangerous Yellow Fever Mosquito spreads in the Bay Area, look for white markings, and brown color to identify these smaller insects.
Environmentalists Fear New California Pesticide Plan Will Threaten Public HealthThe state is trying to rush a new plan for dealing with invasive insects that will hurt farmers and could prevent Californians from blocking any kind of pesticide spraying in the future, according to a coalition of environmental and health leaders.