Interested in booking a talk? Check out some of the programs we offer!
Backyard Stewardship for Beginners: Protecting Our Littlest Neighbors
From pollination to decomposition, insects and spiders are vital to the health of both human and natural systems. In this session, you’ll learn how to protect and preserve bugs in your own backyard through sustainable land stewardship. Our conversation will be centered around six simple conservation practices that you can get started with right away. We’ll move beyond just planting native to include other important stewardship activities including reducing light pollution, eliminating invasive plants, and practicing integrated pest management in place of preemptive pesticide application.
High Magnification, Low Cost: Macro Photography on a Budget
With just a few simple tools and some practice, high magnification photography can be an accessible and fun way to highlight the tiniest details of your garden. In this session, we’ll explore low-cost macro photography setups and techniques including reverse lens, extension tubes, and mobile macro tips. Get ready to see the world through an entirely new lens!
Storytelling through Photography
From steadfast survival and pollination to charming tales of maternal care, insects and spiders keep our gardens buzzing with adventure. Join bug and botanical portrait photographer, Danae Wolfe, on a journey through your garden to discover the stories of backyard bugs. Learn how these small creatures support our gardens, ecosystems, and our most beloved wildlife.
Chasing Bugs offers both face-to-face presentations as well as virtual talks. Don’t see something you love? We’d love to create a custom program just for you!
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