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May 2021

Caterpillars — The Whole Story: Caterpillars, Connections, and Why Biodiversity Matters

Thursday, May 6,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Zoom
A photo of a swallowtail caterpillar by Sam Jaffe

Join Sam Jaffe of The Caterpillar Lab for a deep dive into the world of native caterpillars — and toward a more complete understanding of local biodiversity.

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Pollinators We Love to Hate

Wednesday, May 19,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Zoom
A mosquito on a purple flower. (photo © Flickr user "Andrew_ww" via the Creative Commons)

Join Harris Center naturalist and entomologist Jenna Spear to find out what there is to love about mosquitoes, black flies, Japanese beetles, and more!

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The Lazy Lawnmower: A Simple Way to Help Native Bees

Thursday, May 20,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom
Dr. Susannah Lerman mows a suburban lawn as part of her "lazy lawnmower" pollinator research. (photo © UMASS Amherst)

Join Dr. Susannah Lerman to learn how a “lazy lawnmower” approach to maintaining your yard can help restore habitat for bees and other pollinators.

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June 2021

Living Light: Fireflies, Light Pollution & What You Can Do To Help

Tuesday, June 8,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom
An evening meadow with fireflies.

Join entomologist Avalon C.S. Owens to learn how light pollution affects fireflies — along with some simple solutions for ensuring that our lights don't interfere with their unique bioluminescent signals.

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Vermont’s Wild Bee Survey: What New Hampshire Can Learn

Thursday, June 10,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom
A bumble bee on a flower. (photo © Dennis Thompson)

Join conservation biologist Kent McFarland to learn about the Vermont Wild Bee Survey, which is collecting data on the population status, habitat needs, and conservation of these essential invertebrates.

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