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Carpenter Ants Invade Region

Those creepy flying ants you’re seeing everywhere? Carpenter ants, according to Tim Kohlhauff, horticulture coordinator at WSU-Spokane County Extension. “Every other phone call we’ve had this morning has been about carpenter ants,” he said Monday. The ants are swarming because of the rapid change in weather, he said: “They all matured at once.” This is their reproductive period, Kohlhauff said. Soon, the queens will establish colonies and the swarms will not be as evident. That’s good, unless the colony is in your home, he said/Addy Hatch, SR. More here.

Question: How do you get rid of carpenter ants (or any ants for that matter)?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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