Milkweed bugs are NOT pests according to this article “ Lesser Milkweed Bugs (Lygaeus kalmii) and Large Milkweed Bugs (Oncopetus fasciatus), look very similar to each other. They are differentiated by size and the design on their backs.”
Charlie found these Milkweed Bugs on the milkweed as we walked around his neighborhood. Their coloring is a warning to predators, “don’t eat me!”
Puddle found on a walk along the Heritage Trail along the Allegheny River.
Three Rivers Heritage Trail along the Allegheny River. Saw this chair today, while I was walking with a friend.
The road edge reminded me of a coastline, aerial view. If it weren’t for that leaf in the foreground?