Bugs Alive

Invertebrate education, display, husbandry and conservation

Bugs Alive Conference

November 28th - December 1st 2024
Kuranda, Far North Queensland, Australia
Details coming soon!

The Bugs Alive Conference for 2022 was a great success and involved delegates from zoos, universities, museums and others from around Australia and New Zealand. We are looking forward to another fantastic event in 2024.

Conference organisers and facilitators:

Jessie Sinclair (Melbourne Zoo),  Deanna Henderson (Minibeast Wildlife) and Alan Henderson (Minibeast Wildlife)

Day 1, from 5pm: Evening icebreaker and supper. Field collection techniques, photography and observation of wild invertebrates in the Wet Tropics.

Day 2, 9am – 5pm: Information and practical sessions, facility tours.

Day 3, 9am – 5pm: Papers and workshops. Evening field work

Day 4, 9am – 3.30pm: Papers and workshops

Join us in 2024 for the next conference!

Join us in the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland to share techniques, projects and ideas about invertebrate husbandry, display, education and conservation. Participants will have a chance to explore the rainforests, facilitate or participate in workshops and presentations, and visit FNQ invertebrate facilities