You Can't Take the Sky From Me

How Are Houston's Fireflies Faring?

Houston doesn't make it easy for them to thrive.

07/20/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Welcome to Houston!

Yes, Floating Fire Ant Nests Are a Real Thing

The little flotillas of fire ants are just one danger posed by flood waters.

08/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Buggin' Out

Entomological Eats & Other Delights From the Museum of Natural Science Vending Machine

Skip McDonald's—there's far more interesting dining at the museum.

05/09/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Travel

The Loco-vore: Finding Mexico's Wildest Foods

Just think of that larvae as ant caviar.

04/28/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Flora & Fauna

Adios, Mosquitoes

...at least, for now.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Market Monarchical

Butterflies for Sale!

The Cockerell Butterfly Center’s newest revenue stream takes wing.

05/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Spring Gardening Guide

Insects and the Garden: a Complicated Relationship

There are good bugs, and there are bad bugs. Here’s the wisdom to know the difference.

02/08/2015 By Chris Abshire

Ice House

The Case Against Squishing

HMNS entomologist Nancy Grieg wouldn’t hurt a fly.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow