ticks http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Warm weather means more bugs, right? Maybe, maybe not. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/warm-weather-means-more-bugs-right-maybe-maybe-not <p>This year&rsquo;s mild winter and early spring has plants flowering and putting out leaves about three weeks sooner than usual. Ticks and mosquitoes have also been spotted early.</p><p>So with all this warm weather, we can expect a particularly bad bug season, right?</p><p>Missouri Department of Conservation natural history biologist Mike Arduser says not necessarily. &ldquo;I hate to use the phrase &ldquo;old wives&rsquo; tale,&rdquo; but&hellip;&rdquo;</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:25:31 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3389 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Warm weather means more bugs, right? Maybe, maybe not.