Biology News
Bridgeland to debut exclusive lakeside enclave of homes on half-acre lots -
The enclave's street names will draw inspiration from Texas' Sheldon Lake State Park, historical figures, landmarks and flora and fauna native to the park. Parkland Village, the second of four planned villages in the 11,400-acre community, opened in March.

Outdoors: Smith: East Texas staycation ideas - Longview News-Journal

Longview News-Journal
A Ranger will lead the hike through the park commenting and pointing out flora and fauna. In the evening a Ranger will guide groups through the park on a night hike with all the nocturnal inhabitants. At the time of this writing, Martin Creek State ...

Flexible content delivery, student-faculty interaction frees time without hurting grades - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Thomas Pressley, PhD, professor of physiology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, will present "Flipping the course: Independent study of online videos and interactive sessions in a medical pathophysiology course" in a poster session on ...

Texas A&M Bulleting L-1223: Chiggers

College Station - United States

Biology, identification, and information on reducing the itching caused by bites.

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Illustrated fact sheet from Ohio State University.

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Chiggers are the larvae of mites belonging to the family Trombiculidae. This article describes their biology, their preferred habitat and control measures.

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Brief article about the identification, biology, and control of chiggers found in Texas, as well as treatment for chigger bites.

Itchy Chiggers
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University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension factsheet and audio message on the biology and control of chiggers, which are the larvae of the harvest mite, Trombicula alfreddugesi.

HowStuffWorks: What are Chiggers and how do they bite?
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Trombicula sp: Chiggers, Jiggers, Harvest Mites or Red Bugs
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Illustrations of these pests, with information on their hosts, their description, life cycle and control.

Texas Entomology
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Complied by Mike Quinn, this site features extensive links to general entomology and Lepidoptera-specific resources.

The Texas Zoo
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Victoria. Hours, directions, news articles, photo gallery, and electronic postcards.

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Image gallery, distribution maps, checklist, and key.

Texas Bats
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Full checklist of 32 species, with links to detailed species accounts.