Programs & Events

Insect Pinning for Beginners

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
042
Program Type: 
Family Program
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Aug. 7, 2014 | Thursday, 6:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014; 6:00pm-8:30pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 12. Minors aged 12 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult and the adult-child pair will work together as a team. (Adult-child pairs pay one participant fee.)
Location: Nature Research Center - Natural World Investigate Lab - 2nd floor
Fee: 
$15 per participant. $10 for Friends of the Museum

Learn how to establish an insect collection. This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies!

Insect pins, Styrofoam boards, spreading boards, and insects will be provided.  You may bring your own specimens to pin, too!

Program Instructors: Steve Turner, Co-coordinatorof the Naturalist Center

Registration information: Register online NEW!
*Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.

Please Note: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 72 hours in advance.