Understanding Spider Control

cup-and-card Use the cup and card trick to catch wolf spiders

A spider problem can be daunting. Most of the species that invade human living spaces are reclusive and therefore hard to track down and remove. But when they start reproducing, it can suddenly feel like a horror movie to anyone who’s afraid of arachnids. The truth is that most spiders in Kansas are harmless; still, […]

Are Wolf Spiders Poisonous?

Large Common Kansas Wolf Spider

Before we answer this question, let’s clear up a small terminology issue: poison is secreted by amphibians and insects to keep other animals from eating them. Venom is used by snakes, ants, and spiders, which inject it into their prey. With that definition in mind, we shouldn’t ask, “Are wolf spiders poisonous,” but rather, “are […]