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Bad News: Bothersome Bugs Likely Survived The Brutal Spring

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Just because we’ve had an extended winter this spring, doesn’t mean we’ll be bug-free when warmer weather does finally roll around.

Experts say Minnesota’s most hated pests will likely survive the extended winter just fine.

Mosquitoes, ticks and blackflies will just show up later, and they might even thrive from the snow that could have provided insulation and water.

The same is true for tree attackers such as army worms, whose numbers are climbing.

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