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Columbus Outreach

Columbus Insectary and BUGmobile

Jeni RuischCFAES Dean Kress with BUGmobile operator Jeni RuischThe Columbus BUGmobile and Museum of Biological Diversity Insectary merged into one live arthropod collection devoted to education and outreach, under the direction of Jeni RuischCurator of Insectary and Director of Outreach.

Complete the Columbus Insectary and BUGmobile Visit Request Form to set up an outreach activity in the Columbus area. 
The Insectary is located in the BioSci Greenhouse, 332 West 12th Ave, Columbus OH, 43210. The BUGmobile is scheduled by Ruisch.Ruisch at outreach event


Columbus Insectary & BUGmobile Visit Request Form

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Jeni Ruisch with Mantid at Farm Science Review 2022