Ever wondered what happens to Insects & Creepy Crawlies in Winter? Do Insects hibernate or are they just planning their Spring invasion? How do you keep wildlife from your home without upsetting Nature’s balance.


Winter officially starts in Australia in a few days but with the recent cold weather in Sydney we’ve noticed a reduction in our backyard insects.

Entomologist, Martyn Robinson from the Australian Museum and National Parks & Wildlife Officer, Geoff Ross, joined Simon Marnie in the studio this weekend to talk about insects during our Winter months – does what we do in the garden affect insect population? Is there a way to stop an explosion of one species over another or are we causing problems trying to stop nature? Plus, we opened up the conversation about Urban Wildlife – attract them, or keep them out, what’s the best option?