Kentucky Bugs: Care and Feeding

A Guide to Keeping Kentucky Insects (and Their Relatives) in Captivity


Entomology Leadership Program

Kentucky Entomology Leadership Program

June 4 - June 9, 2017 | Kentucky Leadership Center  |  Jabez, KY

Giant MothThe Kentucky Entomology Leadership Program is a week-long, outdoor summer entomology course for high school students. Join us for an intense week of insect collection, identification, and forest/insect ecology.

Insect-Themed Party Food

Bug FoodInsect-Themed Party Food

compiled by Stephanie Bailey, Entomology Extension Specialist

This unit includes several recipes for insect-themed foods (no insects are eaten). Buggy recipes may enliven a party, 4-H demonstration on insects, or an insect or nutrition unit.

Insects as Food!?!

Bug FoodInsects as Food!?!

by Stephanie Bailey, Entomology Extension Specialist

Activities from this unit would make a very interesting 4-H talk or demonstration to spark interest in a classroom setting.

La entomología para los chicos y los maestros

avispas¿Peligroso o no?
Aprenda cuáles de los insectos y arañas en Kentucky son peligrosos, y cuáles son inofensivos.