Insects http://www.kunc.org en 5 Colorado Counties Test Positive For West Nile http://www.kunc.org/post/5-colorado-counties-test-positive-west-nile <p></p><p>For the first time in the 2014 season, West Nile infected mosquitoes have been found in 5 Colorado counties. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:47:42 +0000 Jackie Fortier 57879 at http://www.kunc.org 5 Colorado Counties Test Positive For West Nile To Repel Insect Pests, Consider These Plants http://www.kunc.org/post/repel-insect-pests-consider-these-plants <p>Anywhere there is standing water, mosquitoes will thrive. While chemical repellents are big business, there is a natural alternative. The scent of several plant species help to keep mosquitoes away.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Throgmorton 57728 at http://www.kunc.org To Repel Insect Pests, Consider These Plants Spiders Tune In To Web's Music To Size Up Meals And Mates http://www.kunc.org/post/spiders-tune-webs-music-size-meals-and-mates <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EkEsTafD38</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kjh7bQSc8ag</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:23:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 57568 at http://www.kunc.org Spiders Tune In To Web's Music To Size Up Meals And Mates Is Corn Dust Killing Bees? http://www.kunc.org/post/corn-dust-killing-bees <p>Nathan Anderson stops his red pick-up truck alongside a cornfield on his farm near Cherokee, Iowa. The young farmer pulls on a heavy brown hoodie, thick, long, sturdy gloves and a beekeeper’s hat with a screened veil. He approaches a pair of hives sitting on the edge of a field recently planted with corn and adjusts a yellow plastic flap that traps some of the pollen the bees bring back to their hive.</p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Amy Mayer & Harvest Public Media 56862 at http://www.kunc.org Is Corn Dust Killing Bees? Emerald Ash Borer Has Called Boulder Home For 3-4 Years http://www.kunc.org/post/emerald-ash-borer-has-called-boulder-home-3-4-years <p></p><p>The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian beetle that has decimated American ash trees in the United States has been in the city of Boulder between three and four years according to the results of a new study conducted by a collaborative EAB incident command team.</p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:38:59 +0000 Jackie Fortier 53852 at http://www.kunc.org Emerald Ash Borer Has Called Boulder Home For 3-4 Years