• Four different dried herbs in wooden spoons.

    Techniques for drying herbs

    Published on October 9, 2018

    Drying herbs for later use is safe and easy, but different herbs require different methods of food preservation

  • Brown recluse

    Don’t panic over brown recluse spiders in Michigan

    Published on June 22, 2018

    There are rare, isolated populations of brown recluse spiders living in Michigan, but the vast majority of Michiganders will never come within a half-mile of a brown recluse spider. See photos of common-look-alikes.

  • The eastern yellow jacket. Photo credit: Johnny N. Dell.

    Getting rid of wasps’ nests

    Published on August 11, 2017

    If you’re brave, quick and slightly off your rocker, you might be able to kill off a wasp nest and live to talk about it.

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