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Monarch Population Joins List of Endangered Species

Monarch populations have been in decline for years, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently designated monarchs as endangered.
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How to spot a 'murder hornet'

Wed, Aug 05, 2020

A native wasp species has many Oklahomans wondering if the invasive Asian giant hornet has made its way to Oklahoma.

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OSU professor sheds light on ‘murder hornets'

Mon, May 11, 2020

Public consciousness and concern surrounding the threat of the invasive Asian giant hornet is on the rise. Oklahoma State University entomology and plant pathology professor Wyatt Hoback is available as a resource for media outlets looking for interviews to explain and provide perspective. Below is a short Q&A covering frequently asked questions.

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Ponca City’s Brad Parker named a 2018 DASNR Champion

Wed, Oct 24, 2018

The pest control pioneer and entrepreneur was officially recognized during Oct. 19 ceremonies for his support and commitment to the land-grant mission.

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When ticks bite

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

With ticks most active in the summertime, families need to know what to do if someone is bitten by the pest.

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Guarding against tick bites

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Oklahoma families are not the only ones excited about the warmer summertime temperatures. Ticks are, too.

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