Bark Beetle Kit Contact Us 802.359.5000 email@example.com Nature Center Hours VINS Nature Center 10am to 5pm Daily November 1 - April 15 10am to 4pm Daily Accepting Injured Birds 8am to 5pm Daily 802.359.5000 x212 Get Directions TEACHING KITS TEACHER RECOURCES Bark Beetle Kit Rental Fee: $50* RESERVE KIT Discover the hidden world under the tree bark! Students have the opportunity to explore the windy tracks left in the wood by the bark beetle while investigating the ecological role of the bark beetle and how it can both help and harm forest communities. Students will also learn about the process of spalting wood and the role of fungi in the discoloration. This kit helps students learn about different organisms that affect trees and the health of the wood. Contents of Kit The Bark Beetle Kit includes: 5 Engraved logs 1 Bark sample 1 Spalted wood sample The Bark Beetle Kit is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards. Reserve Kit *Shipping and handling fees apply. The rental fee is waived for teachers participating in VINS School Programs.