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Vision at the Arboretum

Sight in Flight

Date
Saturday, June 13
Time
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location
Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum
Description
Learn how vision works for butterflies, moths, and bees in their prairie environment. Experts from the UW–Madison McPherson Eye Research Institute will discuss complex and simple eyes in insects and explain how insects are used as a model for studying the human eye and eye diseases. Hear from "Bug Guy" PJ Liesch, check out a Butterfly Birthing Station and other displays. Light refreshments and a prairie walk will follow. Preregistration preferred, opens May 15.
Cost
$8/adult and $5/age 12 & under
Contact
608-265-4023, info@vision.wisc.edu