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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council

The Field Studies Council is an environmental education charity committed to helping people understand, and be inspired, by the natural world. It has a network of 17 education centres in the UK, providing fieldwork experience and practical courses for thousands of students every year. It also produces a range of publications, including pictorial field guides for species identification.

Did you know?

Chitin

Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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