Ologies: Forest Entomology (CREEPY CRAWLIES) with Kristen Wickert

Spooktober continues with … CrEePy cRawLies.

And dark woods and solo hiking and Forest Entomologist Dr. Kristen Wickert a.k.a. KayDubs the Hiking Scientist. We chat about everything from Moth Man to chubby caterpillars to spiderwebs to fungus. She tells us how to look for big beautiful moths, what footwear is best for hitting the trail, which bugs to kill and which to cheer on, how to deal with mosquitos in your yard and ticks in your pants and why the woods feel like home. By the end, you’ll be lacing up your whatevers, walking softly and looking closely.

 

Ologies

Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama.

Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists’ obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.


Science Topics
Biology, Zoology
Animals
Butterflies & Moths, Parasitic Insects, Spiders
Entomologist
High School
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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