How to Keep Bugs Away from Kids

How to Keep Bugs Away from Kids

Kids love being outside, playing in the backyard, climbing trees in the woods, and going on camping trips. However, bugs like mosquitoes, ticks, bees, wasps, and biting flies are as much of a part of the great outdoors as dirt and grass. These insects are not just...
Ways to Ward Off Black Flies

Ways to Ward Off Black Flies

Whether out for a jaunt in the woods or just trying to enjoy a backyard barbecue, black flies can be a pesky problem when you are outside. Also referred to as buffalo or turkey gnats, there are over 250 kinds of black flies in North America alone and over 2,000...
Family Outdoor Adventures

Family Outdoor Adventures

Children have a natural curiosity about the natural world, and most of us remember doing things like climbing trees and looking for bugs as children. Just as being outside invites kids to explore and discover nature, and even concrete jungles, like New York City, have...
Warm Winter Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

Warm Winter Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

Some people who live in the northern regions of the U.S. look forward to the winter months, while others just try to bear it until the earth’s north pole tips back towards the sun. If you are a die-hard winter-sports enthusiast, you may not want to miss a minute of...
What Happens to Mosquitoes During the Winter?

What Happens to Mosquitoes During the Winter?

Mosquitoes are the most prolific in the warm moist heat of summer. As happy as everyone is to see the pests go away for the colder months, many people wonder what happens to mosquitoes during the winter. How is it the little biters can be so unrelentingly present and...