Reporting for Duty- Soldier Beetles

Red Soldier Beetles Mating, Pixabay, https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2exkifCSv9NGcPUBLsmzE2GmPLN6qyWgR9q9RrclDTT1R4onisw If you’re from Southern Ontario, then the sight of the common red soldier beetle should be all too familiar. During the mid-summer, hundreds of…

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Sustainable Gardening

Dandelions and Grasses, Wikimedia Commons, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/40/Weeds_in_Waterloo%2C_Ontario.jpg Written by: Shelby Paxton Lawn grass and invasive plants, the bane of invertebrates when it comes to Ontario’s backyards. Each pose a separate threat…

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Ontario Benthic Biomonitoring Network
Microphotograph of typical benthic animals. Microphotograph taken by G. Carter, April 2000.

Ontario Benthic Biomonitoring Network

Series of Aquatic Invertebrates, Flickr,https://live.staticflickr.com/2428/4076029220_2991c217ee_b.jpg Written by: Shelby Paxton Flatworms, clams, crayfish, leeches, mosquitos, black flies, mites and beetles. It may sound like I’m just listing off random invertebrates, but…

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