Outreach & Education
Outreach and Education
The Fernald Club is available to conduct 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:
Semi-annual Hibernation/Diapause Party on the UMass campus, with live insect handling, edible insects, and other insect-related fun
Earth Day campus event with insect specimens, live insect handling, and a pet hissing cockroach giveaway
Insect-handling educational station at the Northeastern Organic Farming Association Children's Conference
Remote (Zoom) presentation on insects for elementary school students during the Covid-19 pandemic
Contact us at email@example.com if you are interested in us conducting an insect outreach event at your location.