Programs & Events

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting - Spring

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Workshop or Trip
Apr. 9, 2015 | Thursday, 6:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Thurs., April 9, 2015, 6 - 8pm
For educators only*
Location: Museum of Natural Sciences
$35 (includes insect resource manual, pinning board, butterfly display box, numerous exotic butterfly specimens)

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 backyard.

Get credit!

Participants receive a certificate for CEUs and credit for North Carolina's Environmental Education Certification Program.

Get signed up!

 Educator Trek Registration Form (PDF) – Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.

*This program is restricted to educators: classroom teachers and assistants (any grade/subject), administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators such as park and nature center staff & volunteers; anyone working on their NC Environmental Education certification.

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For more information about teacher education programs, contact Melissa Dowland at 919.707.9898.