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Thursday, March 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 31, 2022
The Arboretum is hosting a series of online workshops about insects. Join us to learn more about butterflies, moths, dragonflies, damselflies and aquatic insects.
Fee: $10 (plus HST) per session.
Introduction to Insects – Thursday, March 10
Insects are one of the largest and most diverse groups of organisms on the entire planet! From tiny, determined ants to big, beautiful moths, these creatures are amazing and often under-appreciated. Let’s take a peek at the life of insects and how they fit into our world!
Dragonflies and Damselflies – Thursday, March 17
Beware of dragons! Summertime is the time to keep your eyes to the skies for dragonflies and damselflies zipping around… But there’s more to these incredible insects than just fast flying. Join us in learning more about the voracious predators patrolling our skies!
Butterflies and Moths – Thursday, March 24
Who doesn’t love colourful butterflies? Moths just might surprise you in how beautiful and incredible they can be, too. Join us in learning more about the biology of butterflies and moths, and discover some of the amazing species you might see around!
Aquatic Insects – Thursday, March 31
It’s a whole new world under the water surface but the many critters that live there are well suited for the job! Water scorpions and whirligig beetles are just a few of the insects you might find in your local pond or river. Join us in learning more about these wacky, aquatic insects!