Iowa State Insect Zoo coming to Jefferson

Registration deadline Dec. 1

The ISU Insect Zoo is coming to Greene County.This fun, free activity for kindergarten through 4th graders will be Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 2:30 to 3:30 pm at the Extension office in Jefferson. Class size is limited to 30 and registration is required by Dec. 1.

Youngsters will get up-close and personal with the exciting world of insects and arthropods. The Insect Zoo’s program brings hands-on experience with the basics of arthropod (insects, spiders, tarantulas, millipedes, centipedes, scorpions, etc.) form and function. Participants will learn about metamorphosis, importance, behavior and defenses.

Register by calling Greene County Extension at 515-386-2138, email xgreene [at] iastate [dot] edu, or visiting the office at 104 W. Washington St in Jefferson.

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