The scourge of spring; What every Montgomery and Howard County MD resident needs to know about the Asian Tiger Mosquito.

As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) can be counted among the top invasive species to enter the US. The week-long awareness effort was observed February 22-28. And according to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it’s a topic that deserves our attention. Non-native plants, animals and … Continue reading

The famous faces of Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease, and other tick-borne illnesses are a growing concern throughout the US. Lyme Disease can strike anyone regardless of race, sex, age, beliefs or social status. In the past few years a growing number of celebrities have begun to support Lyme Disease awareness and helped bring the importance of prevention and awareness of the disease … Continue reading