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Cindy Crosby at West Cook Wild Ones

August 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES: FREQUENT FLIERS OF THE WILD GARDEN

Learn about the fascinating lives of dragonflies and damselflies with Cindy Crosby

West Cook Wild Ones

Free and Open to the Public

Booksigning to follow

About this Event

Shimmering dragonflies and damselflies capture our imagination as they zoom through the air or alight briefly on a nearby plant. Please join us for an afternoon with Cindy Crosby who will tell us about the lives of these mysterious creatures. This event will be a webinar.

Please register at Eventbrite. Registration is free but required in order to get the video link, which will be e-mailed to you two days in advance of and again 2 hours before the event.

Cindy Crosby’s Program Description

Few insects are as fascinating as Illinois’s dragonflies and damselflies. From their unusual life cycle of transformation, their bizarre sex life, mystifying migratory habits, and their struggle for survival, there is plenty to discover and marvel about! Hear the cultural history of dragonflies, including some of the myths and superstitions that surround them. Be amazed at their natural history as you see beautiful close-up images of different species that are found in the Chicago Region. Then, learn how you can become involved in caring for these remarkable flying creature through making your backyard more dragonfly-friendly.

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Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Website:
https://westcook.wildones.org/events/6389/