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Indiana Dunes Douglas Center offers insect program

GARY | The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs  on the shores of Lake Michigan. Learn about the importance of the most numerous animals on earth – insects - from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Douglas Center, 100 N. Lake St. Join insec…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Julianna Wolanski holds a tarantula at the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park during a visit from Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, shows a display of local butterflies to first and second grade students Tuesday at the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, shows a display of native insects collected during the Bioblitz 2010 to children during a visit to the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, shows a display of native insects collected during the Bioblitz 2010 to children and camp director Victoria Jastrzebski, right, during a visit to the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, hands a tarantula to Ashley Tracy during a visit Tuesday to the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park. Louderman brought with him bugs galore to the surprising delight of first and se…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Victoria Jastrzebski holds a copperhead snake in a jar that Jim Louderman brought with him during a visit to the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park. Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, showed a variety of insects and oth…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum hands a tarantula to Ashley Tracy during a visit to the Portage Parks Department summer camp Tuesday at Woodland Park. Louderman brought with him bugs galore to the surprising delight of first and sec…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Insect presentation at Portage Park's summer camp

Jim Louderman, a collections assistant for the zoology insects division at The Field Museum, demonstrates how a black forest scorpion changes color under a black light. Louderman visited the Portage Parks Department summer camp at Woodland Park Tuesday with bugs galore to the surprising deli…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Family strolls are now all about collecting insects and leaves

They say that golf is a perfectly nice walk interrupted by that confounded little ball. To that, I add a host of other disruptive activities, most of which I am not really very good at.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

One of the final programs to end the reading club's success was Creepy Crawly Zoo with Tony Gustin, aka The Bug Whisperer. Pictured is Gustin sharing his knowledge of insects with the children.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Ashley Buck, left, and Lucy Nanista look with amazement at the large insects on display during the recent Creepy Crawly Zoo program held in the Crete Public Library's Youth Services Department.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Ellie Suppes gently holds a creepy crawly insect during the recent Creepy Crawly Zoo program held in the Crete Public Library. The program was presented by Tony Gustin, aka The Bug Whisperer.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
Cole's Suet Kibbles with Real Insects Enjoyed by Female Cardinal

Cole's Suet Kibbles with Real Insects Enjoyed by Female Cardinal

Cole's Suet Kibbles is a high potency feed, bursting with berry flavor and loaded with beneficial dried insects for increased stamina in the wild. Works well in a sunflower feeder or mixed with favorite seed and loved by warblers, woodpeckers, bluebirds, and nuthatches.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Large Paper Hornet's Nest in Tree

Large Paper Hornet's Nest in Tree

Hornets' nests are fashioned in the form of a paper construction design by the insects and usually found in the high branches of trees.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am
Sting operation: Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets offer benefits despite their bad-temper reputation

Sting operation: Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets offer benefits despite their bad-temper reputation

There's a reason the age-old expression "Stepping into a hornet's nest" carries such strong connotation.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Brookfield Zoo's Xtreme BUGS exhibit Praying Mantis

Brookfield Zoo's Xtreme BUGS exhibit Praying Mantis

Brookfield Zoo's Xtreme BUGS exhibit features more than 20 over-sized animatronic bugs, including a looming and hungry Praying Mantis.

August 02, 2012 12:00 am

Reaction to bug bites might need medical attention

It’s that time of year when the bugs are out and biting. Most bug bites seen in the Midwest are just an itchy nuisance. However, some bug bites may need medical attention.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

March came in like the lion of our legendary knowing

March 23, 2012 12:00 am
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