Bushkill Bug Symposium
Bushkill Bug Symposium Schedule – Sept. 6-10
Friday, Sept. 6 evening we will have a Bug & Burger BBQ at the sculpture site @ the 13th St. KSAT Trailhead from 5:00-8:00. Bug collection and discussions will be led by Brandon Ballengeé.
Saturday, Sept. 7 Symposium in Landis Cinema, Buck Hall, 219 No. 3rd St. Easton, PA 18042
9:30 AM – coffee and danish
10:00 – 11:30 AM: 10-15 minute presentations from our guests on their specialty in relation to the Bushkill Creek.
1. Dave Brandes
2. Kathy Altmann
3. Mike Raupp & Paula Shrewsbury
4. Brian Wagner
5. Patricia Bradt
6. Brandon Ballengeé
11:30: Panel discussion with all presenters.
Noon: Lunch on the plaza, Bug display, fly casting & tying demo and other related displays, tables & demos.
1:00-2:30: River demos and projects at the KSAT Blue Bridge. (Shuttle provided)
-River rock investigations & creature collection
-Fly fishing demo
2:30: Streamside chat, an open forum to share stories and observations of the Bushkill Creek.
Monday Sept. 9 – Brandon Ballengée residency. Artist meets with Lafayette Classes & 4:15 PM lecture at Landis Cinema.
Tuesday, Sept. 10 – Brandon to morning classes, lunch & early afternoon class.
Symposium Guest Speakers & order:
-David Brandes, Lafayette College Environmental Engineering professor and hydro specialist
-Mike Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury Entomologists, (U. Maryland) authors of www.Bugoftheweek.com
– Kathy Altmann, Bushkill Creek Conservancy president
– Brian Wagner , Trout Unlimited Bushkill Creek representative and former State TU president.
-Professor Patricia Bradt (Muhlenberg College), author of Requiem for the Bushkill Creek.
-Brandon Ballengée, https://brandonballengee.com/