Learn about efforts to erradicate the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle, an alien species that has caused the deaths of red spruce trees in Halifax, Nova Scotia (text and video).
The virtual exhibition Bees: A Honey of an Idea explores the essential role bees play in the pollination of many Canadian food crops. Visit the exhibition to find out about different types of bees, life in the hive, beekeeping and pollination. Or try out recipes, crafts and activities all about bees.
Learn about the organization that helps to coordinate scientific research on the Canadian fauna of insects, mites and their relatives.
Learn about butterflies in Canada. Explore a gallery of images and find information and resources for teachers.
Explore lists and images of Canadian butterflies and information about their life history, conservation and techniques for observing them.
Review lists of ground beetles found in each of the provinces and territories and view images of each species.
Read about the monarch butterfly, bumble bees, and the mosquito.
Learn some ecological solutions for getting rid of household pests.
Go on a virtual tour of an insectarium! Meet the people who work there and learn how insects are produced for sale.
Insects have been part of Canada's forest ecosystems for thousands of years. They help renew forests by removing old or otherwise susceptible trees, recycling nutrients and providing new habitat and food for wildlife.
Learn about the threat that alien insect species can pose when they make their way into Canada (text and video).
Review lists of moths found in each of the provinces and territories and view images of each species. Also includes links to scientific articles and web sites about moths.