Learn About Insects and Their Role in Our Ecosystem at Kartchner Caverns State Park's "Bug Night" on August 12

August 7, 2017


PHOENIX - Kartchner Caverns State Park will hold "Bug Night" on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Fun for the whole family, "Bug Night" consists of outdoor insect viewing with a local entomologist. Visitors should bring flashlights for this hands-on learning experience!

The program starts at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Carl Olson who, along with park staff, will teach about insects, and work with kids and adults to look for and identify insects on park. The cost is the $7 per vehicle entrance fee to the park. Find out more at AZStateParks.com/kartchner.

_E1A0443(cropped)Carl Olson is a former Associate Curator of Entomology Research from the University of Arizona. 

WHAT: Bug Night at Kartchner Caverns

WHERE: Kartchner Caverns State Park - located on Highway 90, nine miles south of I-10 near Benson. 

WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

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