Making an insect collection of your own can be a very rewarding experience. Before you begin, you will need to familiarize yourself with the basics: where to find insects, how to capture them, and how to properly kill, mount, label, and display them.
The following links will help you get started (under construction):
- Collecting Insects
- Relaxing an Insect for Pinning
- Setting Up a Relaxing Chamber
- Mounting and Preserving Insects
- Spreading a Butterfly
- Storing and Displaying Your Collection