Tag Archives: insects

A small update on wildfire and bark beetles

Sometime last year, I wrote a couple posts about wildfire and/or bark beetles and forest health, so it was really cool to find another article recently explaining how the “devastation” brought by the beetles may actually help prevent more extreme … Continue reading

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More fun with insects and the earth

This time, beetles! The beetles that help clean up after certain animals, and enrich the soil in the process (from Meet the Beetles: One of nature‚Äôs most important and overlooked carbon farmers is also an ancient symbol of regeneration and … Continue reading

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Good news for flying insects

Two items this week on the topic of providing necessary habitat for insects in urban settings: Monarchs reappear in Portland, reinforce need for milkweed and Oslo creates world’s first ‘highway’ to protect endangered bees. In Portland, where monarchs are rarely … Continue reading

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