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Asian longhorned ticks are can be found on deer and other wildlife, as well as livestock and companion animals.
Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis - Articles Articles

Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis

Erika Machtinger, Michael J. Skvarla

The Asian Longhorned tick is a recent invasive tick to Pennsylvania. This tick can be found on wildlife and on livestock. It is important to be aware of the presence of this tick and to implement prevention and control measures when necessary. More
Tansparency Tube
FISH: Understanding Your Transparency Tube Measurements - Articles Articles
Part of the "First Investigation of Stream Health" activity. Transparency tubes are popular for use in stream monitoring programs. More
Bullfrog. Photo: Lesa Willis
FISH: Pennsylvania Frog and Toad Breeding Phenology - Articles Articles

FISH: Pennsylvania Frog and Toad Breeding Phenology

Jennifer R Fetter, Kristen Kyler

Part of the "First Investigation of Stream Health" activity. In central Pennsylvania there are three distinct periods in which potential species can be expected to begin breeding. More
Precautions for Deer Hunters in Areas with Chronic Wasting Disease
Precautions for Deer Hunters in Areas with Chronic Wasting Disease - Articles Articles
I am a deer hunter. Now that chronic wasting disease has been found in the state, are there any precautions I should take? More
German Yellowjackets
German Yellowjackets - Articles Articles
The German yellowjacket an invasive (non-native) species that will aggressively defend its nest and can sting repeatedly. More
By Connor Long - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=43154585
Bats in the House in Winter - Articles Articles
We found a bat in our house in winter. What type of a bat is it and what should we do? More
Purple Loosestrife in Pennsylvania
Purple Loosestrife in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Purple Loosestrife is an aggressive plant that is invading our wetlands and replacing valuable wetland plants; eliminating food and shelter for wildlife; and choking waterways. More
Pests Can Cause Asthma and Allergies
Pests Can Cause Asthma and Allergies - Articles Articles
Pests such as cockroaches, rodents and weeds and the chemicals with which we kill them can cause allergies and asthma by contaminating air indoors and out. More
Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State University
Winterkill in Ponds - Articles Articles

Winterkill in Ponds

Diane Oleson, M.S.

In the winter water gets much colder and ice may cover the top of the pond for an extended period of time. How does this affect the animals living in the pond? More
House Finch Conjunctivitis
House Finch Conjunctivitis - Articles Articles

House Finch Conjunctivitis

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

How to detect conjunctivitis in birds, which birds are affected, effects, and how to prevent the spread of the disease. More
Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Control and Prevention Laws in Pennsylvania
Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Control and Prevention Laws in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
PA Landowner's rights to control nuisance wildlife. More
Water for Wildlife: Bird Baths and Backyard Ponds
Water for Wildlife: Bird Baths and Backyard Ponds - Articles Articles

Water for Wildlife: Bird Baths and Backyard Ponds

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Adding a bird bath to your yard is the easiest way to provide drinking and bathing water for birds. More
Pine Siskin
Winter Bird Feeding: The Basics - Articles Articles

Winter Bird Feeding: The Basics

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Feeding birds is a great way to brighten a dreary winter day. It's also a never-ending source of entertainment and enjoyment. More
Consider including violets in landscapes, or just leaving them where they are doing well. Photo: Kathleen Salisbury
Underused Native Plants: Common Blue Violets - Articles Articles
Native plants have become very popular over the years. More
Damage from Moles
Damage from Moles - Articles Articles
Our lawn appears to have lots of damage from moles. What do moles feed on and how can we get rid of them? More
Homing Pigeon, Lost Pigeon
Homing Pigeon, Lost Pigeon - Articles Articles

Homing Pigeon, Lost Pigeon

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

I found a banded pigeon. How can I find the owner? More
Sprayed by a Skunk
Sprayed by a Skunk - Articles Articles

Sprayed by a Skunk

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

My dog was sprayed in the face by a skunk. She smells terrible. How can I get rid of the smell? More
Timing for Excluding Bats
Timing for Excluding Bats - Articles Articles

Timing for Excluding Bats

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

We have a group of bats living in our attic and would like to bat proof the house, but don’t want to seal bats in. What is the best time for excluding bats? More
A crappie bass from a small pond.
Fish for Pennsylvania Ponds - Articles Articles

Fish for Pennsylvania Ponds

Bryan Swistock, Jay Stauffer, Jr., Ph.D.

Dozens of fish species are suitable for stocking in Pennsylvania ponds, but some species are usually more successful than others. More
Controlling Wildlife Damage in Home Gardens
Controlling Wildlife Damage in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
In most cases, growers can tolerate a little damage from wildlife, but sometimes measures should be taken to control wildlife damage. More
Rabbits
Rabbits - Articles Articles
Cottontails tend to concentrate in favorable habitat such as brushy fence rows or field edges, brush piles, or landscaped backyards where food and cover are suitable. More
Voles in Home Fruit Plantings
Voles in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles

Voles in Home Fruit Plantings

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Voles are small rodents with short legs, stocky bodies, small eyes and ears, and short tails. More
White-tailed Deer in Home Fruit Plantings
White-tailed Deer in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles

White-tailed Deer in Home Fruit Plantings

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Deer are most active during early morning and evening hours. They can have a home range of several square miles, but this varies with season, habitat, sex, and even individual characteristics. More
Pond Agencies and Permits in Pennsylvania
Pond Agencies and Permits in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Information on the role of various agencies and permits that may be required for construction or maintenance of earthen ponds. More
After restoring your stream side property, how can you measure the success of your efforts?
First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH) Protocol - Articles Articles

First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH) Protocol

Jennifer R Fetter, Kristen Kyler

Do you enjoy outdoor activities? Become a citizen scientist. First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH) monitors changes to local streams and their habitats. More
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