The first time I saw a firefly I was stopped dead in my tracks by it. The sudden appearance of this small glowing ember hovering before me as I walked along a forest path made me momentarily suspect that there might indeed be faeries in the world (not saying that there still might not be…).
Nick Baker has been a very busy “bug boy” recently. Not only was his Nick Baker’s Bug Book: Discover the World of the Mini-beast! recently published in England by Bloomsbury as part of The Wildlife Trusts series (with U.S. publication forthcoming this June), his Nick Baker’s British Wildlife: A Month-by-Month Guide was also reissued this past February […]
Of all the professional natural history educators I’ve met – and in my work I’ve met quite a few – none have ever surpassed Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker, better known as The Bug Chicks, in their levels of enthusiasm, creativity, and sheer love of what they do. If anyone can successfully bring the appreciation of […]
Bringing to a subject that is all-too-often considered “icky” by even some natural history enthusiasts, The Bug Chicks combine their extensive education and experience in the field of entomology with a delightfully humor that puts their audiences at ease with creatures from which they might otherwise recoil and as a result allows them to learn just how fascinating arthropods can be and how important they are to the natural world.