Notes from the Lab

Notes from the Lab: Walking Sticks

Welcome back to the Lab! Keeping in theme with our classroom pets and European mantis issues, it’s time to take a look at an insect that should never, under any circumstances, be released into […]

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Notes from the Lab: Native Mantids

Welcome back to the Lab! If you were in Missoula last weekend, you may have had the opportunity to visit us at the Western Montana Fair. If, like us, you stuck […]

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Notes from the Lab: Daddy Longlegs

Welcome back to the Lab! This summer has been filled with weekly bug hunts, and as we progress into August and the latter half of summer, our bug campers are starting to […]

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Notes from the Lab: Like a Moth to a Flame

Welcome back to the Lab! And happy National Moth Week! In celebration of our nocturnal (and diurnal!) lepidopterans, let’s explore one of the most pressing questions in lepidopterist circles to date. Moths are […]

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Notes from the Lab: Dairying Ants

Welcome to the Lab! It’s another season of Barcoding US Ants, our collaborative community science project with the DNA Learning Center in Long Island. After spending last summer searching for ants, it […]

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Notes from BUG CAMP!

Welcome to BUG CAMP! It’s officially camp season for MBHI and many other organizations around town, and while I don’t spend my whole summer as a camp educator, I get the opportunity every […]

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