Mar 202016
 
The Elm Fork of the Trinity River - Surging through Lewisville

We are still dealing with the side effects of last spring’s heavy rain and flooding. Until just recently the spillway at Lewisville Lake has been wide open and the Elm Fork of the Trinity River has been full and flowing faster than it has in years. It’s quite a sight to see. The Trinity in

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Oct 132012
 
Red Imported Fire Ant - Feeding on a Two-striped Mermiria

Red Imported Fire Ant feeding on a Two-striped Mermiria—a type of grasshopper. Observations Details County – Denton City – Unincorporated Date – Sep 15, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Female Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson

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Sep 052012
 
Red Imported Fire Ant - Grasshopper

Red Imported Fire Ants feeding on a grasshopper. Observation Details County – Denton City – Highland Village Date – Aug 25, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Female Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article –

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Aug 062011
 
Red Imported Fire Ant - Earthworms and Ant Trails

This observation was made shortly after a heavy rain shower. As is often the case, the rainfall brought the earthworms to the surface where many of them made their way to the nearby sidewalk. After the rains passed and the sun came out, a number of these earthworm were stranded on the concrete and soon

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Jun 092011
 
Red Imported Fire Ant - Chips

We were first clued into the details of this observation by the peculiar crunching noises coming from our kitchen pantry. Upon inspection of the closet we we surprised to discover a literal swarm of fire ants working hard to gain entry to this unopened bag of Tostitos tortilla chips. The crunching sound we heard was

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