Experimental concrete black soldier fly composter

This is nothing new in terms of BSF composter design but the use of concrete as a building material is new to me. I wanted to try concrete because of its water wicking properties and the effect that might have on the internal temperature of the colony. Concrete absorbs liquids like a sponge due to capillary action, and hopefully that will lead to enough evaporative cooling to have a noticeable effect.

Black Soldier Fly Mapping Project

Mapping the black soldier fly It’s our goal to map the range and season of BSF with the help of people around the world. We have several contributions, but we wish to expand that data and also include the dates of sightings. Recording the earliest and latest appearances of adult BSF will be very helpful to those who wish to…