Eating insects is well-established in Africa, Asia and Australia. But entrepreneurs, including those in the Great Lakes region, are gearing up for its expansion in North America. The protein source could be key to feeding a rising global population if it becomes as acceptable as eating sushi.
It’s been about 30 years since Michigan saw an outbreak of spruce budworm, but the little insects are now back in a big way. Current State talks with Bob Heyd, forest health specialist with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources about what that means for the state’s trees.
Mr. Great Lakes, Jeff Kart, discusses a tire cleanup in Bay County to ward off mosquitos, Oak Wilt as a potential danger to Bay County and the fight against invasive plants in the Saginaw Bay watershed.