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Johnstone Lecture Backyard Bugs

September 26, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Johnstone Lecture

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 requested by September 22.


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.  


September 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia


Visitor Center & Conservatory
State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

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