The BSF Photo Gallery A collection of black soldier fly photos including submissions from forum members and map contributors.
I’ll be giving a BSF presentation at the Purple Cow Festival on November 16th – Full Moon Natives is proud to present the 5th Annual
Purple Cow Festival
Saturday ~ November 16, 2013
10:00am – 4:00pm
Program – Composting with Black Soldier Fly Larvae – Jerry of blacksoldierflyblog.com
The Pawpaw Chapter meets at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd. This is at the corner of Big Tree and James St, entrance is off of James St. Doors open at 6:30 pm, Program at 7pm
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.
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…