This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
When the temperatures go up, the bugs come out. And public health officials begin to worry about West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. But the critters in your backyard also play a critical role in local ecosystems. We talk with two insect experts about the insects of spring.
- Michael Raupp "Bug Guy" and Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland
- Jorge Arias Supervisor, Disease Carrying Insects Program, Fairfax County Department of Health
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