Events


Bug Bowl - April 8 & 9, 2017

Bug Bowl

Bug Bowl is part of the larger campus event Spring Fest. Bug Bowl offers the general public an opportunity to participate in insect related activities reinforcing the importance of insects.

Components of this event include: the Insect Art Contest, Insect Petting Zoo, Running of the Roaches at Roach Hill Downs, Arthropod Observation Room, Insect Crafts and Face Painting, Insects as Food demonstrations, Apiculture Exhibit and Honey Tasting Room, Insect Games, and more.

bugbowl@purdue.edu



4-H Round Up And Career Day

Day in the Deparment

Know a student interested in entomology? The 4-H Round Up and Career Day provides middle school, junior and senior high school students an opportunity to learn more about insects and discover what entomologists do.



Butterfly Encounter

Butterfly Encounter

Butterfly enthusiasts of all ages and expert levels are invited to visit the Evonik Corportation Tippecanoe Laboratories Wildlife Habitat Area in Lafayette, Indiana for a celebration of butterflies on Saturday, July 15, 2017. This family-friendly event celebrates the beauty and diversity of Indiana butterflies and no previous butterfly knowledge is necessary. Everyone from the novice to the expert is welcome and encouraged to attend. Entomologists will help identify the common butterflies of Indiana and discuss butterfly biology, including the importance of biodiversity and habitat conservation for endangered species. Resource materials for the event can be found at: http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/butterflycount/event.html





The Department of Entomology at Purdue University:
"A commitment to a better future through insect science, research, education, and outreach."

Calendar


Bug Bowl 2017

April 8-9, 2017

More information


Butterfly Encounter

July 15th, 2017