Listed below are all the locations in which a Level 1 Insect Mound or Dead Tree can be found.
Oak Valley (near the spiders and past the wolves).
Ardent City (At the Fair) - Insect Mounds on left and Dead Trees on right.
Lady's Lake - Insect Mounds, right of Memorial Pond Portal.
Here are a list of Bugs that can be found at a level one bug mound;