“Bad Bugs” Create Buzz at Annual Bugfest

 
“Bad Bugs” Create Buzz at Annual Bugfest

For the second year in a row, the Southern Research Station created a “buzz” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Bugfest. The Station’s exhibit, “Most Wanted: Bad Bugs in the Forest,” warned even the cleverest of beetles to beware, since researchers armed with state-of-the-art tracking tools are on a mission to detect and reduce the impacts of invasive species. Each September, the largest insect-related festival in the nation draws more than 30,000 multicultural children and adults to check out the latest news in a bug’s life – all while enjoying crispy-crittered cuisine courtesy of Café Insecta. Yum! Read more in CompassLive...

Pictured: At the SRS Bugfest exhibit, wannabe arthropods gained a unique view of the world from a bug’s perspective.

 

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