Are This Year's Gnats Worse Than In The Past?The good news is there's no evidence they can spread COVID-19. The bad news is it’s not clear when they’ll go away.
Gnat Invasion Poses Threat To Chickens, LivestockAn invasion of gnats is presenting a risk to the health and lives of livestock in a southern Minnesota town.
Experts Aim To Combat Influx Of Gnats With Soil BacteriaExperts say the number of gnats in the air is unusually high due to conditions that make it hard to treat for them. Don't worry – relief is on the way.
Why Are The Gnats So Bad This Year?The late and quick snowmelt made it impossible to spray in advance of the season’s first round of gnats. That means lots of kids, dogs and adults were bitten this past weekend.
Nesting Loons Plagued By Black Fly Onslaught The peaceful call of loons in northern Minnesota is coming under attack by the pestering buzz of biting black flies. "It must be hard for them to see, let alone even breathe," said Lori Naumann, a non-game specialist with the Department of Natural Resources.