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Get ready to bug out! In celebration of the new Six-Legged Science exhibit and International Insect Week, bring the family and join us for an insect-themed family day, hosted by PRI, with special events at the Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center on Saturday, June 25! 

All activities are free with Museum admission on Family Day.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

10am-1pm: Insect Crafts & Activities
Visit the Six-Legged Science exhibit and see the beautiful insects on display. In the classroom there will be fun buggy activities and crafts!

10am: Tour the Six-Legged Science Exhibit with Dr. Corrie Moreau
Dr. Corrie Moreau, professor and curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, will give a tour of the new Six-Legged Science exhibit at the Museum, and answer your insect questions!

11am: Insect Story Time!
Hear a story about insects surrounded by the Six-Legged Science exhibit of pinned and live insects.

12pm: Tour the Six-Legged Science Exhibit with Dr. Corrie Moreau
Dr. Corrie Moreau, professor and curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, will give a tour of the new Six-Legged Science exhibit at the Museum, and answer your insect questions!

1pm: Bug Hunt at the Cayuga Nature Center!
Go for a bug hunt and explore the grounds with PRI’s own entomologist, Brian Gollands, and see what you can find! Which insects are easy to find, and which may be more elusive? Plus, learn how to collect bugs on your own!

3pm: The Comstocks of Cornell talk and book signing
Join Karen Penders St. Clair, an independent researcher with particular interests in horticulture, plant science, natural history, and textile history, for a discussion of the book,The Comstocks of Cornell, written by naturalist educator, Anna Botsford Comstock, and edited by Penders St. Clair. Described as serious legacy work, this book is an essential part of the history of both Cornell University and its press. View in bookstorLearn more: https://www.priweb.org/event/family-day-2022

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