Stories tagged: slugs
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, noon
In the Garden: Identify the pest before choosing the remedy
Gardening is such a delightful pastime that rewards us with fresh produce and beautiful flowers. When occasional problems crop up, they can dampen our enthusiasm.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
Five years in the making, new survey catalogs nearly 200 species across the Idaho Panhandle
After five years of work, an Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist recently finished one of the most comprehensive records ever compiled about what lives in the Idaho Panhandle’s …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013
Idaho wildlife experts documenting new species
Molly Wiebush knelt in a shady spot by a downed log, turning over rocks and shredding rotten wood as she searched for signs of gastropod life. Spending the summer chasing …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Idaho researchers tap citizen scientists to survey rare creatures
Researchers are putting the spotlight on reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest, ranging from slugs and frogs to lynx and wolverines. How climate change and other modern threats will impact …
Thu., July 12, 2012
Game plan to end slug fest in garden
This cool, wet spring has been perfect for slugs. I saw my first baby ones in early March under some old wood. It didn’t take them long to find my …