Published by Sheryl Joy, Collections Manager on September 17, 2017.
Walk across any patch of ground at the Conservation Farm these days and you’ll meet our uninvited guests. Any step through the grass or the crops fields will set off a multitude of little explosions, hordes of grasshoppers leaping in all directions, clicking away like a whole team of tap dancers. There is a veritable plague of grasshoppers at the NS/S farm this summer. And they aren’t just hopping, they are eating.