© David Maitland
Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
Come on a Bug Safari! Build a mini bug hotel to take home and discover pond and grassland minibeasts.
Drop in between 1pm and 3pm.
All equipment provided.
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds website
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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Cramp-ball weevils look like bird poo, moths pretend to be lichen, caterpillars disguise as twigs with last year’s bud scars…
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