Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, "What’s Bugging You?," which airs during NPR's Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books "What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate." Tune-in each Tuesday morning at 8:35 a.m. on WCVE Public Radio. Visit Evans’ Blog or Facebook pages for more insight into the world of insects.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark debunk the myth of banded wooly bears as meteorological prognosticators and explore the Wooly Bear's ability to keep from freezing in winter. Note that "wooly" is the American spelling. In Britain it is spelled “woolly.”
Recently WCVE producer Steve Clark talked about Forensic Entomology with the former Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, Marcella Fierro. Dr. Art Evans, Entomologist joins with the audience in hearing the interview for the very first time.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark comment on the apparent prevalence of black widows on playgrounds. One of the most effective ways control black widows in these situations is to reduce or eliminate the specific sites that shelter them, especially the nooks and crannies on equipment that are low to the ground.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark talk with arachnologist Dr. Charles Griswold of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California. Dr. Griswold is the senior author of a recently published article describing a new family of spiders, the Trogloraptoridae.