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Insect Influence: Unveiling Impact on our Landscape

Unleash your inner entomologist!
  • Date:  Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Time:  1-3pm
  • Cost:  $7, parents free
  • Age:  All ages
  • Description:  Unleash your inner entomologist in our hands-on workshop designed to introduce you to the fascinating world of insects! Guided by passionate and knowledgeable Professor Carl Bower from Penn College of Technology, you’ll delve into the basics of insect identification, understanding their diverse characteristics and behaviors. But, it’s not just about knowing your insects; we’ll explore the impact they have on our environment. Learn about the ways in which these tiny creatures can cause damage, as well as effective methods to control them. However, it’s not all about the harm they cause. Many insects play beneficial roles in our landscapes, contributing to processes like pollination and pest control. In our workshop, you’ll discover the beneficial bugs, why we should welcome them, and how they help maintain ecological balance. Join us for this enlightening experience and gain a newfound appreciation for these small but mighty creatures!


Grades 2-12

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