Meetings & Events

Fall 2022 Meetings and Events

For the fall 2022 semester, the club will meet biweekly on Thursdays at 5:15 pm. Meetings are typically held in Fernald Hall room 201 (the Alexander Conference Room). Non-members are welcome to drop in and attend meetings or events if they wish!


Regular meeting dates and planned schedule (updated 11/12/22):

  • September 8 - Welcome back, plus insect collecting on campus

  • September 22 - Specimen pinning from fall and spring collecting days

  • October 6 - Specimen sorting of Lepidoptera in the UMass entomology collection

  • October 20 - Learn about live pet beetles from a member's collection

  • November 3 - More live pet bugs / bumble bee colony

  • November 17 - Member presentation on ants; pinning 17-year cicadas

  • December 1 - Specimen sorting session - mixed insect orders

  • December 15 - TBD, bumble bee Queen Quest or hangout/watch party day


Additional events, outside of standard meeting times: