EXPLORING CALIFORNIA INSECTS PROGRAM
The Insect Sciences Museum of California supports personal and community development through conservation sciences research and learning that focuses on the entomological sciences and the other sciences and technologies that foster greener living for stakeholders in Oakland, the San Francisco Bay Area, California and the World.
Insects of the San Francisco Bay Area ISMC is calling upon local scientists, naturalists and photographers to collaborative in"Insects of the San Francisco Bay Area" (ISFBA), an entomology outreach and publication effort. Through Bay Area residents will be trained to observe, recognize, collect, mount and photograph insects. Collaborators will post results onto a social networking website, the Exploring California Insects website, an online photo album, GoogleMaps, field guides and regionally specific learning aids.
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Miller Park, 3594 Sanborn Dr., Oakland, CA
Date: Saturday, April 20, 12-3 PM
This "Insect Photography
Workshop" is part of ISMC's Insects of the San Francisco Bay Area" (ISFBA)
project. ISFBA is a 5-year project that will catalog the insect ecology of
the San Francisco Bay Area. This workshop is hosted by Wild Oakland
(wildoakland.org). By learning insect photography you will be uniquely empowered
to tell the story of the ecological dramas unfolding at our feet and to help
to make Oakland and the Bay Area a better place.
Del Puerto Bio
Location: Del Puerto
Canyon (near Patterson)
Date: Saturday, May 4, 10 AM - Sunday May 5, 3:00 PM
An effort to survey the
insect ecology of a favorite insect collecting site. Participants seriously
interested in insect photography or insect collecting are invited. This event
will go into the evening and include blacklighting. Parents & guardians
are strongly urged to bring a young person to mentor. This may become a 2-day
event. Details are evolving. RSVP Required!
Sagehen Creek Bug Camp
Creek Field Station, Tahoe National Forest
Date: June 2013
Sagehen Creek Field Station
is located in the Tahoe National Forest and is managed by the University
of California. The station has cabins, a lab, Wi-Fi and full audio-visual
capabilities for presentations. This event is sure to be an unforgettable
treat. Details & costs are pending.
For all events, please RSVP to
Information about Museum programming can be obtained by e-mailing Eddie Dunbar at .
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