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12 Jun 2017

Incredible Insects weekend is June 24-25

Enjoy insect activities with our Learning Team on June 24-25.

Join the Great Wetland Bug Hunt at Arundel Wetland Centre with a free insect spotters guide available at the admission desk during Incredible Insects weekend on June 24-25! There lots going on about little things that crawl fly and swim all weekend.

Go on a bug hunt in the Wildlife Garden from 10-12pm and 1-3pm. Our Learning Team will be there with nets, magnifiers and bug ID charts to help you discover what’s crawling and flying among the plants and flowers. Why not check out our ‘bug hotel’ to see who has checked in!

Build a Bug House at the Holt building from 10.30am-12.30pm visit the nearby Butterfly Garden while you are there. In the afternoon visit the Big Bug Trolley as it roams the reserve from 1.30-3.30pm.  to get hands on with the insect models and discover the world of mini-beasts!

Children will enjoy pond dipping at the Pond Explorer station. View your mini-beast catch under the magnifying videoscope from 11am-1pm or 2-4pm. Make and decorate an insect leaf at the drop-in children’s craft sessions in the Swan Lake Room from 2-4pm.