Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the Powassan virus, a newly emerging tick-borne disease carried by the backlegged tick, Ixodes scapularis.
What's Bugging You?
Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”
Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark talk about Art’s recent efforts to document the beetle faunae at Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina and Newport News Park, Virginia by taking part in two bioblitz events.
Photo: Big Pinnacle of Pilot Mountain at Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark talk about the accelerated emergence of Brood X cicadas in the Washington D.C. area.
Anna Holden is the lead author of a new paper that examines beetle fragments from the La Brea Tar Pits in California. Anna discusses with entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark about how beetle bits--tens of thousands of years old--can provide insights into the climatic conditions that once prevailed at the Los Angeles Basin.
Read an abstract of Anna’s article in Quaternary Science Reviews.