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Teen Science Cafe: Entomology

  • Friday, January 03, 2020
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Leaf hopper, copyright Matt Bertone.

Come learn about some beautiful and amazing creatures as we explore the fascinating world of entomology. Entomology is the study of insects and related organisms. It is one of the few biological disciplines that includes study of both organisms in the environment and how to manage those organisms that impact humans (e.g. agriculture, household pests). We appreciate these animals and are excited to show you why you should too! Even the smallest creatures have a large impact.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Matthew Bertone is an entomologist with the NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic. His expertise includes insect/arthropod diagnostics, taxonomy and evolution. He provides identification services that are vital to addressing pest management issues, monitoring for invasive species, and providing accurate diagnoses for species involved in scientific research.

Details

Details

Date:
January 3
Times:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fee:
Free

Venue

Daily Planet Cafe

Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Phone:
919.707.8080

Organizer

Lynn Cross
919.707.9882