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Insects, Spiders, Mice & More

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Local Pest Diagnostic Services

  • Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County offers free insect and pest diagnostic services, including identification and management recommendations. Residents may mail-in or bring their samples to 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln, NE during office hours M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Please address any envelopes to Kait Chapman. You may also email photos to Please submit this Insect Specimen Submission form with any samples. Paper forms are at the office.
  • For wildlife-related questions, visit There are helpful resources on the website and Nebraskans are able to "ask an expert" about their local wildlife concerns.

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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