When you decide to start a collection, you will develop “bug vision” almost overnight. I once stopped in the middle of a crosswalk to pick up a dead dragonfly that was in mint condition. A friend was dumbfounded, “How did you even see that??” she asked. That was when it started. Supplies Needed: Case, net, […] Finish reading: Create Your First Bug Collection!Bugs in Your Garden
So, you’re thinking about making a bug collection? Hooray! I’m super excited and wish I could be there to make it with you. Bug collections are great fun and help us learn more about the natural world. Making a collection needn’t be complicated, and if you want to jump right into it you can read […] Finish reading: What Do I Need to Know Before Starting an Insect Collection?
When I decided to major in horticulture, I noticed one of the required classes was entomology. Entomology is the study of insects, and it sounded like a cool class. During my first quarter at Cal Poly, I met people enrolled in the class who showed me their insect collections. I was a bit shocked Finish reading: Bug Collecting: Anne’s Initiation