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Elmer Gray

  • Mosquito season has arrived in Athens. That’s according to Elmer Gray, a Public Health Specialist with the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension…
  • Cleaner water may be one cause for the increase of the pest population in Athens and the surrounding areas.The numbers of black flies in northeast Georgia…
  • The peak season for West Nile Virus in our area ends around mid-September, but while, mosquito season is winding down, experts say we should still be…
  • The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile virus so far this year, including one death. Additionally, there has…
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports about half the country is reporting West Nile virus infections in people, birds or mosquitoes so…
  • UGA: home of the Dawgs, the Arch... and the world’s one and only captive blackfly colony. These biting insects are an international pest, responsible for…
  • As summer gets into full swing, everyone is spending more time outdoors, and with our outdoor adventures comes the ever-present threat of tick bites. In…
  • Buzz, buzz. SWAT. It’s summer here in Georgia and that means pesky mosquitos are on the prowl! In this segment, host April Sorrow chats with entomologist…