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Species Spotlight: Odonata

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

FPWC Headquarters

Dragonflies and damselflies represent a most ancient order of insects, the Odonata. Fierce predators and elegant fliers, the odonata are fascinating and beautiful. Attend this morning session to learn about these magnificent organisms, and perhaps prepare to start monitoring them, yourself. , Esteemed local naturalist and citizen scientist Barbara Williams will  provide an overview of the dragonflies and damselflies in our area and then tell you about the fun and challenge of identifying and tracking these amazing insects.

Pre-register online HERE no later than Wednesday, April 3rd if you wish to reserve a printed copy of the instructional materials at the event.  Walk-ins are always welcome, though space is limited.

Download this helpful resource free of chargeDamselflies of Chicagoland: A Photo Field Guide by Marla Garrison.  Additional resources will be available at this event, as well.

This session is free and open to anyone interested in learning about dragonflies and damselflies; however, those interested in volunteering as an official FPWC Odonata Monitor will need to complete our volunteer application. 

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Tags:
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Website:
winnebagoforest.org

Venue

FPWC Headquarters
5500 Northrock Drive
Rockford, 61103
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Phone:
(815) 877-6100
Website:
www.winnebagoforest.org