Survey results for 2006 now available! Since 2001, crane flys have not been a problem in the Whatcom County Watershed!

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Did you know??? That crane fly problems are much less common than they used to be?

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The newly introduced common crane fly, Tipula oleraceae, is flying now. Entomologists are watching it closely to determine its pest potential. Read more about this new crane fly.

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WA mapWashington State Department of Agriculture Exotic Pest Survey provides a great summary of crane flies in Washington State and their potential environmental impacts.

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stay tuned!Biology of the European crane fly, Tipula paludosa Meigan in Western Washington (Tipula: Diptera) by D.M. Jackson and R.L. Campbell 1975. Now available in .pdf (6.89 MB)