The Great Insect Fair
New for 2015, The Great Insect Fair will be featured in the Entomology Tent on West 8th beside the Youth Building. Join us for a new and exciting theme each day!
Bugs that Cause Diseases - Tuesday, August 18
Some insects and their relatives can transmit diseases. Meet researchers from Penn State who are studying these bugs and other vectors and learn how you can protect yourself, your family, your pets and other animals.
Insect Pollinators - Wednesday, August 19
Pollinators are vital to food production around the world. At the pollination station you will be able to meet some of these important pollinators, observe them in a natural setting and learn what it's like to be a beekeeper!
Friends and Foes of Agriculture - Thursday, August 20
Learn about the variety of roles insects play in agricultural and natural systems. We will have beneficial and pest insects from agricultural systems, information on invasive species, and native and wild bees!
The fair will also include other events designed to be fun and interactive:
- Butterfly tents
- Insect zoo
- The Bug Doctor Is In -- Get answers to your insect questions
- T-shirts and more from Entomology Graduate Student Association
For more information, contact the Department of Entomology, email@example.com.
The Department of Entomology
The Pennsylvania State University
501 ASI Building
University Park, PA 16802