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Insects and spiders out to find shelter for winter

BOXELDER BUGS CAN CONGREGATE ON THE SIDE OF BUILDINGS BY THE THOUSANDS. Photo provided/OSU Extension

This time of year, insects and spiders are out and about – some in large numbers – looking for places to hunker down for winter.
”Just like us, they're coming inside to get warm,” said Brooke Edmunds, a horticulturist for Oregon State University Extension Service. ”They're not feeding on homes or humans, they're just looking for cracks or crevices. Most are minding their own business. They aren't aggressive toward people, not even . . .

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