Bring the family for a two-day extravaganza of BUGGY events! Friday and Saturday September 21 and 22, 2012.
Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is open to insect collecting by school and homeschool groups (groups > 20 persons must call to pre-register for an arrival time). Students, $2. No charge for teachers/chaperones/bus drivers until 6 p.m. Call 601-799-2311 for information.
Collecting continues from 2 to 6 p.m. An insect I.D. and mounting station will be open continually on Pinecote Pavilion. Friday 6 to 8 p.m., children will enjoy crafts and games at the Buggy Midway!
At dusk, night collecting activities begin, using lighted sheets to draw insects. Bring a flashlight or headlamp!
On Saturday morning, the Midway is open 10:00 a.m. to noon.
All day Saturday, enjoy on-going live insect demonstrations, collections, pet bugs and exhibits.
Go to www.crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu to download
the insect collecting manual on the Arboretum’s program calendar page.
Friday after 6 p.m. and all day Saturday: Adults $5, children $2.
Slideshow below of images from past Bugfests and insects at The Crosby Arboretum:
Image and Text Copyright Mississippi State University, 2012.