I am not warped, there is a reason why I came up with the top 5 most popular insects of our area that should be used in insect-inspired food. Because a museum in Houston has a vending machine that carries only snacks made from insect parts. I thought why not get rid of our top 5 most annoying Northland insects, can you guess which 5 they are?
Last October there was evidence of emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle found in trees on Park Point in Duluth. An emergency quarantine went into effect until February for Park Point prompting a brush drop off site for Park Point residents. That is now temporarily closed.
My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we can get the wood we burn. We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the emerald ash borer beetle. Now an emergency quarantine is in effect until February for our Park Point.
"Was that live? Are we live?" asked Fox 5 reporter Brad Wills after his beach report was interrupted by a massive, fearsome, Godzilla-like creature -- wait, no, it was only a bug buzzing around. Yeah, just a wee insect.
I stop in to our neighbors at the BP once in a while in the morning to get something to drink or a snack and I saw this display for a "Superband" that would keep the bugs off your kids, they were only $1.79, how bad could they be. So, I had the kids wear them and here's what they had to say.