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The Flying Colors Butterfly Festival offers Atlantans a chance to get up close to the beautiful creatures

The Flying Colors Butterfly Festival offers Atlantans a chance to get up close to the beautiful creatures

This month, to encourage Georgians to protect the state’s butterflies, the Chattahoochee Nature Center hosts its annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival. The festival includes a native plant sale, where gardeners can find butterfly-enticing host and nectar plants. There will also be butterfly-themed entertainment.
Edible Bugs

Will Atlanta restaurants soon serve insects? This scientist hopes so.

Eighty percent of the world’s countries already consume insects. They have nutritional benefit—toasted grasshoppers are rich in protein, fatty acids, and iron—and environmental benefits—it takes 2,000 times the amount of water to produce a pound of beef than it does for a pound of crickets.

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