Stop squashing bugs. And stop calling them pests.


Those of us who are beekeepers rightly love our bugs. Chances are, we don’t spend too much time thinking about other bugs. Scott R. Shaw does. He’s a professor and curator of the Insect Museum at the University of Wyoming. He’s also author of Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects. He’sContinue reading “Stop squashing bugs. And stop calling them pests.”

Blue Ribbon Country Fair 2014 schedule, rules, entry forms available


Doug Hardwick has sent along information and forms for the Blue Ribbon Country Fair and wants to make sure we all have access to them The Blue Ribbon Country Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center in Townsend. Admission is $5 per person and free to children underContinue reading “Blue Ribbon Country Fair 2014 schedule, rules, entry forms available”