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The Interesting World of Insects

‚ÄčAccording to insectidentification.org, there are a total of 731 common bugs, spiders, and insects found in Texas in the Insect Identification database. On Saturday, May 18, from 10 am - Noon, Friends of Coppell Nature Park will host Master Naturalist Judy Meagher, who will present "The Interesting World of Insects," including a 1-hour tour through Coppell Nature Park pointing out the valuable contribution made by nature's bugs. The program will be at the Biodiversity Education Center. Admission is free.

"This will be an interactive program with lots of information," Meagher said. "Come learn about the interesting world of insects, why they are important to us, and how we can help them. Learn how to make your own collection as we walk through the Nature Park in search of insects."

Friends of Coppell Nature Park (FCNP) is a 501(c) (3), non-profit corporation committed to supporting Coppell Nature Park (CNP) through fund raising, publicity, education and volunteer park maintenance. The Foundation is directed by dedicated Coppell citizens and acts as a mentor for the volunteerism of hundreds of families and students. FCNP commits its annual budget to the development and maintenance of CNP and implementation of environmental education programs at the BEC.

The BEC is located within Wagon Wheel Park, 367 Freeport Parkway on the west side of Coppell. More information about the BEC, CNP, and FCNP is available at coppellnaturepark.org.