© David Maitland
Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2020
A series of games and activities relating to wood ants, that can be incorporated into a guided walk or used as stand alone at an event or a nature club.
UK Wood Ants 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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Insects can have interesting mating behaviours including specific calls, movements and gifts.
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