Houston Matters

Bugs, insects, and animals galore! (July 18, 2023)

On Monday’s show: We talk with a local entomologist about the varied world of insects in our region, then talk with local animal welfare groups about the challenges they face.



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On Tuesday’s show: We discuss efforts from two Texas Congressmen to urge the EPA to not let the state regulate its own carbon capture efforts.

Also this hour: We talk with two Houston-area state representatives, Armando Walle and Lacey Hull, who landed on Texas Monthly’s list of Best Legislators.

Then, entomologist Erin Mills, of the Houston Botanic Garden, joins us to talk about insects and bugs.

And we discuss the state of animal welfare in the region with the Gulf Coast Animal Welfare Alliance and partners from the City of Rosenberg Animal Control & Shelter and Houston Pets Alive!


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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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