Lend a hand to local entomologists for our first-ever survey of insects and spiders at FortWhyte Alive! Take part in sampling with nets and traps, pinning specimens for identification and learning about biodiversity in our own backyard.
Saturday, June 18 | 10 am
Free with regular admission -- advanced registration is required at (204) 989-8355.
Learn how to find and capture insects on the land with entomologists Terry Galloway and Jordan Bannerman.
1 pm - 3 pm: Insects in the Water
Learn the techniques of capturing and identifying insects in the water with field scientist Cyndi Wlasichuk.
1 pm - 3 pm: Insects on the Land
Learn how to find and capture insects on the land with insect expert Bob Wrigley.
Entomologists will be pinning, photographing and preparing specimens for identification. Stop by and learn how to preserve insects for research and display purposes.