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Insects, Spiders, Mice & More

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Local Pest Diagnostic Services

Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County offers free pest diagnostic services, including identification and control recommendations. Residents may bring their insect, spider, or arthropod samples to 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln, NE during office hours M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Entomologist Kaitlin Chapman is available for walk-in consultations on Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 1–4 p.m. You may also email photos to kchapman13@unl.edu. Please submit this Specimen Submission form (a fill-in pdf) with any samples. Paper forms are at the office.

Pest and Wildlife News and Information

Pollinator Habitat Live Cam

Just north of our office, we've created a habitat to help promote an awareness for native pollinators. Of course, other wildlife also use the habitat. We have a live web cam on the habitat. This educational site will continue to grow and change through the seasons.

Learn more & view live cam here

Bug Word Search

Nebraska Extension handout (pdf) "Bug Word Search"





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