Feb 27

Top Invasive Species in Maryland

Image Credit: "Gypsy Moth Caterpillar" by USFWS/James Appleby via Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

This week marks National Invasive Species Awareness Week. The observance runs from February 27th through March 3rd and is an effort to raise awareness about the damaging effects of invasive species and find solutions...

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Feb 20

U.S. Presidents and Mosquitoes

Image Credit: US Dept of Interior via Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

In honor of President’s Day this year, we at DC Mosquito Squad have decided to share some fun trivia about our country’s valiant leaders and their various connections to the lowly mosquito. Unfortunately, no...

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Feb 13

The Curious Life of Harrison Dyar

Image Credit: Smithsonian Archives

For most of the world, February 14th marks one of the year’s most romantic holidays: Valentine’s Day. But for us at DC Mosquito Squad, we are also celebrating the birthday of one truly unique mosquito...

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Feb 06

Five Charities Fighting Mosquitoes and Malaria

Bill Gates at TED by Steve Jurvetson via Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

One of the reasons mosquitoes have earned the title of deadliest animal in the world is because they can spread fatal diseases like malaria. The statistics about this silent killer speak for themselves: Almost half...

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