FRIDAY NIGHT July 19, 2013 (The night before Moth Week Starts:)
Naturalist Expeditions: Moth Watch
MOTH WATCH WITH THE NATURALIST
Kick off National Moth Week (July 20th to July 28th), join Catawba Science Center’s Lead Naturalist Bruce Beerbower for a nighttime field trip. Participants in this adventure will leave CSC at 7 pm and travel by van to Catawba County’s Riverbend Park.
Upon arrival to the park, the Park Naturalist, Lori Owenby, will lead a fun dialogue about moths and their behaviors. During this evening program, guests will learn how to attract moths with an array of techniques. Once the moths have been lured to area, Lori and Bruce will help guests identify their late night visitors. CSC requires advance registration for this activity.
Minimum # of Participants: 6 ; Maximum 28
PRICE: $5 Members, $10 Non-Members
TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED IN CSC VANS!
CALL 828-322-8169 to Reserve
FAMILY BUG DAY
Saturday July 27, 2013, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
COST: Free with general admission.
A variety of special insect related activities and programs will be planned for visitors of all ages throughout the day!
Some of these include:
Build a Bug
Insect /Creepy Crawler Race – Bring your own Arthropod Contestant
(NO Spiders, Wasps, Hornets, Centipedes or other dangerous
Demonstration and display with an active BEE HIVE by the
CATAWBA VALLEY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION
Visit the “mini-beast zoo” in the Naturalist Center (Featuring Live and Preserved Specimens! Including a variety of mounted Moths!)
Special Guest Speak at 2 pm –
“ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT INSECTS –
BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK!!”
Wear your favorite “Bug Costume” for a chance to win an insect related prize.
(You can dress as an insect, spider or other arthropod!)