Photo Gallery: Beneficials

Some of these can sometimes be a household nuisance–for example, ladybugs and ants–or even dangerous in the case of certain spiders or various stinging insects such as yellowjackets and hornets.  However, they all play a beneficial role in nature. For a better understanding of their beneficial role, visit our bulletin: Beneficial Insects and Spiders in Your Maine Backyard.

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