Dec. 1: Lecture at ROM on ‘friendly spiders’

Admission free to hear McGill prof give 2018 Quimby F. Hess Lecture

Chris Buddle, Professor of Entomology at McGill University, gives the 2018 Quimby F. Hess Lecture on “Arachnophobes to Arachnophiles: Friendly Spiders in Your House, Garden and Parks” at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Explore the natural history of spiders you might find in your basement, backyard, or local forest, and clear up some of the myths about one of the world’s most misunderstood creatures. Fascinating spiders facts are presented, including their ability to balloon up into the atmosphere and their unique and diverse uses of silk, this lecture may just help arachnophobes become arachnophiles.

The lecture takes place Dec. 1 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Everyone is welcome but RSVP is required.

For more information visit online or call 416-586-5797.

Attendance to the lecture is free. ROM admission is not included.

The ROM is located at 100 Queen’s Park, corner of Bloor Street West and Avenue Road.

For more about the ROM during the holiday season, check the museum’s website.

 


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