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Bug Day & National Pollinator Week Celebration

Sat, Jun 24, 2017
10:00 am
- 4:00 pm

$5.00 for ages 16 and up, free for youth

The Cradle of Forestry invites the curious of all ages to learn about insects and other arthropods. This event will be held in and around the Forest Discovery Center at the Cradle of Forestry and commemorates National Pollinator Week.

Schedule of events:

10:00am and 1:00pm – Bug hunts
11:15am– Talk and short walk on plant-insect interactions
11:00am-4:00pm– On-going buggy games and crafts.
11am-2:00pm- Learn about monarch butterflies, their migration, and how you can help their survival with conservationist Joyce Pearsall
2:30pm- Citizen Science walk
1:00-4:00pm -See an enclosed observation hive containing thousands of live honeybees Learn about the fascinating lifecycle of these social insects, how honey is made, and how to get started as a beekeeper.

Lunch is available in the Café at the Cradle from 11:00am-3:00pm.

General admission applies for this all-day arthropod event: $5.00 for adults and free for youth under 16 years of age. America the Beautiful and Golden Age passes are honored.


Sat, Jun 24, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States
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