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July 28: Caterpillars

Caterpillars will be focus of field trip at UD Botanic Gardens

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9:57 a.m., July 11, 2012--Brian Cutting, research associate in the University of Delaware Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, will lead a field trip to study caterpillars on Saturday, July 28.

The field trip will begin at 10 a.m. at the UD Botanic Gardens next to Townsend Hall.

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The trip will include information on how to identify caterpillars, what they eat, what they become as adults, what the adults eat and what the adults pollinate.

Participants can park in front of the UD Ice Arenas and meet in front of the UDairy Creamery.

The trip is co-sponsored by the Society of Natural History of Delaware. It is free and open to the public. To make reservations, contact Al Matlack via email at amatlack@udel.edu or by calling 302-239-5383.

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