Johnstone Lecture: Backyard Bugs

Johnstone Lecture: Backyard Bugs

Tuesday, September 12                                  7:00 p.m. (reception following)

Visitor Center                                                 Free (Pre-registration required)

Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and the Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History's McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity Jaret Daniels, Ph.D., has recently published Backyard Bugs: An Identification Guide to Common Insects, Spiders, and More.  "Featuring more than 150 species organized by where the bugs are generally found (such as at lights or on flowers) this fascinating book covers everything from ants to mosquitoes to spiders. The neat-to-know information is perfect for homeowners, gardeners, campers, and even children. With full-color photographs of every featured species and bug-related activities for families to enjoy, Backyard Bugs is sure to get plenty of use." Join us as Jaret transports us into the fascinating world of… our own back yards!

7 p.m., reception and book signing following. Free but reservations required by September 5 at or 706-542-6138.

The Johnstone Lecture, sponsored by FRIENDS of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, was named in honor of the State Botanical Garden's first director, Dr. Francis E. Johnstone, Jr.  

Source: Email from the Botanical Garden

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30606
United States

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