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How to Spread and Mount a Butterfly – Part III
March 10, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS entomologist Erin Mills walks you through how to mount and display a butterfly in this 4-part video tutorial. Part III: Setting the Butterfly Part III continues below:  Check back next week for our final installment of this video series.

Finding the flora and fauna: Butterfly Center staff conduct a BioBlitz in Memorial Park
July 19, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: The term “BioBlitz” was first coined in 1996 for intense attempts to record all the flora and fauna within a designated area. National Geographic, which has partnered with parks around the country for various BioBlitzes, describes them as “a 24-hour event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community […]

Help us thank the birds and bees (and bats, moths and flies!) during National Pollinator Week
June 14, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

For the next several paragraphs, we’ll be talking about a few very special flying creatures (and some others) that are called pollinators — to whom we owe huge thanks for providing much of the food we eat!  Without these pollinators to carry their pollen from flower to flower, plants could not form fruits or seeds […]

Tales from Tanzania: That’s no mint on your pillow
December 18, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Some hotels leave mints on pillows. But in the African Serengeti, you get assassin bugs. Dave and I had been actively searching for invertebrates on our trip to no avail. The guides thought we were weird (crazy) from all of our questions about insects (as well as snakes and lizards). No one goes to Tanzania […]



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