STC entomologist leads National Insect Week and meets HRH The Prince of Wales

Dr Luke Tilley, entomologist at STC, has coordinated a successful National Insect Week. The week’s initiative included over 200 events nationwide, including a bioblitz in the gardens of Clarence House. Dr Tilley accompanied HRH The Prince of Wales around the gardens to demonstrate the work of the entomologists and their primary school helpers. Click here for details.

STC is an official partner of National Insect Week and conducted eight bug hunts with schoolchildren over the week. The aim of these was to teach children about biodiversity and the role insects play in food production.

For more information about National Insect Week, go to www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk