Programs & Events

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting – Fall

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Oct. 22, 2012 | Monday, 4:00pm
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Mon., October 22, 2012, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Educator Treks are open to classroom teachers, administrators, informal educators and those working on their Environmental Education Certification through the NC Office of Environmental Education.
Location: Nature Research Center
$25 (includes insect resource manual, pinning board, butterfly display box, numerous exotic butterfly specimens)

Thanks to a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, all Educator Trek costs have been reduced for 2012-13. Listed cost reflects this reduction.

Prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. Learn the various techniques used to catch, preserve and mount these and other fascinating arthropods. Explore the possibilities of insect collecting in your own backyard.

To regisister, print and mail the Educator Trek Registration Form.

For more information, contact Mike Dunn at 919.707.9905 or