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Ants and Termite Swarmers ID by Wizzie Brown

Watch for Flying Objects Soon it will be time for swarming insects to emerge out from their homes in the ground and fly into the air in search of a mate. Usually, this event coincides with warm temperatures and a significant rainfall event but can also occur if you forget to turn off your irrigation system. “Swarmer” or “alate” are other terms that describe the reproductive stage of ants and termites. These insects have wings when they initially leave the colony, but the wings are either shed or… Read More →

Backyard Bug Hunt Webinars: Termite Inspection and Management

Join us for this week’s Backyard Bug Hunt Webinar on Termite Inspection and Management Wizzie Brown, Travis County Extension Program Specialist – Integrated Pest Management, will share how to inspect and manage termites. Meeting Information Date: Friday, April 23rd, 2021 Time: 10 AM Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The webinar is free, you will not be asked for any payment information. Additional Resources Integrated Pest Management Texas Speaks Survey