Wild Wednesdays – Entomology (Insects)

Presented in partnership with Families in Nature
Location: Waterloo Park
Date: July 20, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Entomology is the scientific study of insects

Bees, butterflies, and dragonflies, oh my! Insect species represent the largest percentage of the world’s known species. Join us to explore the common insect species that call Waterloo Park home and their role in the park’s biological foundation!

Wild Wednesdays take place on the Meredith Heritage Tree Deck at Waterloo Park located at 1301 Trinity St.

Workshops & Outdoor Activities 

  • Microinvertebrate Lab
  • Live Beekeeping Show & Tell 
  • Design a Light Up Circuit Bug
  • Native Plant Society Coloring Station 
  • and more!

Community Partners

  • Families in Nature
  • Austin Watershed Protection 
  • Austin Resource Recovery
  • Monarch Sanctuary Project
  • Two-Hives Honey
  • GirlStart

About Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesdays are a variety of science, nature, and STEM programs designed to connect kids (ages 5-14+) to the natural world through hands-on nature exploration and learning through problem-solving, outdoor play, and journal exercises.

Wild Wednesdays Schedule

July 13 – Botany (Plants)
July 20 – Entomology (Insects)
July 27 – Ornithology (Birds)
August 3 – Ecology (Environment)