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Experts need your help tracking jumping worms spreading across IL

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - If you see one of the invasive jumping worms that are spreading across Illinois right now, don't panic.
Instead, get to your computer as quickly as you can. Scientists need your help to track the slimy pests that are making their way into gardens.
Chris Evans, Forestry Extension & Research Specialist at the University of Ilinois told WGN News Now the recent rains will likely make the jumping worms come out even more.
He added that unlike earthworms, jumping worms are larger - 8 to 12 inches - and have a white band.
Illinois gardeners on alert for invasive jumping worms
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