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  1. Temple Ambler EarthFest: The Science of Scary

    Education, Hosted By Temple Ambler EarthFest

  2. Took place on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  3. Temple University Ambler
    580 Meetinghouse Road
  4. Some things in nature are simply frightening. Just because something seems scary, however, doesn’t mean that it is harmful! Celebrate the fall season in a different way by learning about the science behind the things in nature that may scare you but are essential to their environment. Temple University Ambler EarthFest, the Temple Ambler Field Station and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University will host The Science of Scary on Saturday, October 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Bright Hall in the center of campus. Register for the event at https://ambler.temple.edu/scienceofscary. All animals and insects, no matter how creepy or crawly, serve an essential purpose in their ecosystems and increase biodiversity! Gain a deeper understanding of the wonders of nature and the amazing things that may be found right in your own backyard. Connect with the world around you by learning about animals and insects such as arachnids, snakes, carnivorous plants, skunks, lizards, and “monsters” of the deep from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Elmwood Park Zoo, the Barn Nature Center, Temple’s own Sarah Naughton and her wonderful collection of tarantulas and insects, and much more! Learn more about our exhibitors and activities. Tours and Experiences Ambler Arboretum Weird and Wild Plant Walk — 2 and 3 p.m. Be Bear Aware Interactive Experience — 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. Temple Ambler Field Station Disturbance Walk — 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Event Registration Admission to Temple Ambler EarthFest: The Science of Scary is free! Visitors are asked to register for the event prior to October 22. Please include the number of guests that will be attending. Register for the event at https://ambler.temple.edu/scienceofscary. For additional information, contact duffyj@temple.edu or 267-468-8108.

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