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Local Insect Populations on the Rise

Have you noticed an increase in flying bugs around your neighborhood over the last couple weeks? What's causing this influx of insects in the San Diego region? We speak to Michael Wall with the Natura

Local Insect Populations on the Rise

Tom Fudge: About a week ago, I was walking around my neighborhood in San Diego, and I saw a flowering bush covered with moths: big ones. They had these black stripes moving across their wings and bodies. Alright, you don't care. But what I saw was part of a natural phenomenon that's related to the rains of winter, and the timing of the rains.

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