Outreach & Education
Outreach and Education
The Fernald Club is available to conduct live insect outreach events at UMass Amherst and elswhere in the western Massachusetts community, including at schools, colleges, libraries, environmental centers, and more.
Some of our past events include:
Annual Fall/Spring Party on the UMass campus, with live insect handling, insect trivia, hissing cockroach races, and other insect-related fun
Annual Earth Day campus event with preserved insect specimens, live insect handling, and pet hissing cockroach giveaways
Club visit to a biology lab at Greenfield Community College, with live insects to handle
Insect-handling educational station at the Children's Pollinator Conference of the Northeastern Organic Farming Association
Contact us at email@example.com if you are interested in us conducting an insect outreach event at your western Massachusetts location!