Outreach, Non-extension

These outreach efforts are sponsored by Entomology faculty, staff and students. Contacts are provided for each program below.

A Bug’s World

March 6 and 7, 2018. This day-long event provides entomology instruction and activities on the Wooster campus to 2nd and 3rd grade classes. Contact Denise Ellsworth for more information or to join the teacher mailing list.

The Bug Zoo

The Entomology Department curates a collection of live critters for outreach actvitites on and near the Wooster campus. Contact Jeni Filbrun.

EGSA, the Entomology Graduate Student Association, outreach programs and efforts for youth groups or adult programs. Contact Emily Justus for more information.

Insect Night

June 30, 2018. This free, public event is held at Secrest Arboretum each summer. Contact Luis Canas.

Main campus recruiting/outreach

Insect Day Camp for middle school students, offered in conjunction with the Museum of Biological Diversity. Contact Wendy Klooster for more information.

More about the: OSU Museum of Biological Diversity

  • Museum Open House, a free event on the Columbus campus that attracts thousands of visitors. April of 2018.

4-H Entomology Project Books

Three insect-related project books are in production, to be released in 2018. These guides will offer activities, weblinks and videos for young entomologists. Contact Katie Todd for more information. Links will be posted when the materials are available for purchase.