Bug Month

Butterfly of the Week – Spicebush Swallowtail

The spicebush swallowtail butterfly, Papilio troilus is a beautiful and interesting swallowtail.  It is typically found in the eastern half of the United States from southern Canada to southern Florida and west to Texas.   The upper surface of the forewings is black with marginal and sub-marginal rows of light yellow spots. The upper surfaces of the […]

Bug Week Photo Contest Accepting Entries

UConn Extension, part of the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR), is pleased to announce the 5 th Annual Bug Week Photo Contest. Take your camera and find that special bug shot. All entries must be a photograph of a bug or insect in their natural habitat.   There are three categories – […]

Bug Out with UConn Extension in 2018

UConn Extension’s Bug Week is right around the corner, and we have programs for the whole family. Bugs are the unsung heroes of our ecosystem, providing services such as pollination and natural pest control. However, bugs don’t stop at environmental benefits. They have also impacted our culture through the manufacturing of silk, sources of dyes, […]

Bug Out With UConn Extension

UConn Extension’s Bug Week is right around the corner, and we have programs for the whole family. Bugs are the unsung heroes of our ecosystem, providing services such as pollination and natural pest control. However, bugs don’t stop at environmental benefits. They have also impacted our culture through the manufacturing of silk, sources of dyes, […]

Bug Week 2016 – Fun for the Whole Family

UConn Extension’s Bug Week is right around the corner, and we have programs for the whole family. Bugs are the unsung heroes of our ecosystem, providing services such as pollination and natural pest control. However, bugs don’t stop at environmental benefits. They have also impacted our culture through the manufacturing of silk, sources of dyes, wax […]

Bug Week Offers Programs for the Whole Family

  UConn Extension’s Bug Week is right around the corner, and we have programs for the whole family. Bugs are the unsung heroes of our ecosystem, providing services such as pollination and natural pest control. However, bugs don’t stop at environmental benefits. They have also impacted our culture through the manufacturing of silk, sources of dyes, […]