92 days to go to National Insect Week
Take part in a bug hunt and then make your own bug home on Wednesday 14th February near Liskeard.
Insects and the scientists that study them will be at the NEC, Birmingham from 15th to 18th March.
Insect handling © Harper Adams University
Visit The Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary at Buckfastleigh to find tropical butterflies and leafcutter ants.
Hear abour the butterfly species of Britain with Harold Gillen’s ‘A Butterfly Odyssey’ talk in Wareham on Thursday 23rd February.
The winners of the prestigious National Insect Week Photography Competition have been announced by the Royal Entomological Society. All the winning and commended images can viewed in our galleries.
A big thank you to everyone that joined in on Twitter during National Insect Week 2016.
Winning schools announced
Author Richard 'Bugman' Jones tells us how his dinner-party behaviour inspired his new book 'House Guests, House Pests'.
Celebrating its centenary in 2014, the Panama Canal is regarded as a wonder of the modern world. Billions of pounds of shipping commerce pass through the jungle-flanked 80 km waterway each year, but it was almost never completed. Its construction faced a huge barrier, but this wasn’t the mountains that needed to be felled to create it, this barrier was entomological.