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Bug Fest

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Cost: Included with admission

Learn all about the creepy crawly world of insects & spiders! This family-friendly event will include hands-on activities and lots of opportunities to meet live critters. This event is included in the cost of admission to the Nature Center & Preserve and is FREE to our members!

Activities for the event will include:
Hissing cockroach meet & greet (10 – 1)

SWIMGA seed planting 

Pollinator garden info packets and free milkweed seeds (while supplies last) 

Live & preserved insects to observe – including observing with a microscope!

Beekeeping demo / info station

Firefly station celebrating the official Indiana state insect, the Say’s firefly – with info and a craft – The Say’s firefly is named for Thomas Say, who was an entomologist who worked and lived in New Harmony in the 1820s.

Draw a bug craft

Guided bug hunts periodically through the day

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Included with admission
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Wesselman Nature Society


Wesselman Woods Nature Center
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
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(812) 479-0771