88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and Entomologists Dr. Art Evans discuss a rare weevil found in Art’s collection by weevil expert Bob Anderson on his recent visit to Virginia.
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.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans discuss how light pollution impacts the abilities of fireflies to find one another in the night.
Incidental Music: “The Glow Worm” by Paul Lincke, performed by a few members of the Ukulele Radio Orchestra of Bon Air: Bianca Bryan, Sue Wood, Ron Curry, Peter Solomon and Steve Clark.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark talks with Entomologist Dr. Art Evans about Art’s recent “discovery” of proturans in a soil sample at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Virginia.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans shares his plans with 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark to turn his yard into an insect oasis using native plants.
Visit here for lists of native plants suitable for conservation, restoration and landscaping in various regions of Virginia, including the Piedmont.
Dr. Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature talks to entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark about weevils, their success in terms of diversity, and his search for a rare species known only from one specimen found in Virginia.
Dr. Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature joins 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist Dr. Art Evans to talk about a potential case of coextinction.
Photo: The greater chestnut weevil, Curculio caryatypes. Jennifer C. Giron Duque, University of Puerto Rico, Bugwood.org (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License).
Ashley Moulton of the Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension Office joins entomologist Dr. Art Evans to discuss pollinators and the Bumblebee Jamboree, a kickoff event for National Pollinator Week.
Visit here for more information on the Bumblebee Jamboree.
Find out more about National Pollinator Week here.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist, Dr. Art Evans discuss recent dragonfly research by Jessica Ware of Rutgers that reveals the global nature of the wandering glider.
Dr. Steve Roble, Zoologist with the Virginia Division of Natural Heritage, talks to Art about a very rare dragonfly found along the shores of the James River.
Learn more about “Atlas of Rare Butterflies, Skippers, Moths, Dragonflies & Damselflies of Virginia” -- includes a fact sheet about the St. Croix Snaketail.