Fargo Recognizes Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

People are asked to buy wood locally to avoid spreading the pest

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is working to protect trees from a pest called Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). EAB kills ash trees specifically by feeding on the layer of wood that moves water and nutrients through the tree. It can be spread when people move wood from one affected area to another. “The pest is being carried by firewood…

Warm Fall Weather Sending Ladybugs into Area Homes

The insects seek out local homes to find a place to shelter from the oncoming winter season

FARGO, N.D. — Our recent stretch of warm days has activated a swarm of ladybugs across the valley. The insects are looking for a place to ride out the winter months, and many are choosing local homes. The weather in October can shift quite a bit, even with a single day.  The drastic swings in temperature are a signature of…

Vector Control Spraying for Mosquitoes in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead

Vector Control will be spraying areas in the metro to get rid of mosquitoes

WEST FARGO, ND — You might have noticed more pesky mosquitoes in your backyard. That’s why spraying is planned for tonight in the metro. According to Cass County Vector Control, there’s been an increase in nuisance mosquitoes over the last 48 hours. Starting at 8 p.m., there will be at least 27 pickups riding through Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and…