Entomology @ Denton Dene 25th June 2023

If you enjoyed observing mini beasts in Denton Dene today, you may be interested in a career as an entomologist. Entomologists are patient and observant as they study insects and their relationships with other animals, environments and human beings. They are creative when finding new ways to use insects pollinate crops and to protect crops, trees, wildlife, and livestock from pests.

Rosie from Scotswood Community Garden has created some fantastic information pages here to tell you more about the mini beasts you may have found.

If you are interested in observing mini beasts at home, why not try our make a wormery activity? You just need an empty 2l bottle, some soil, leaves or vegetable scraps and of course some worms!

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