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Firefly Watch: Citizen Science Project from Your Back Porch


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Water Watch Lecture Series 2019

At South Shore Natural Science Center

With Don Salvatore - Nature Author and Science Educator; Jacqui Shuster - Firefly Watch Administrator

Intended for adults ( 16 & up). 

Lectures are free, though donations are appreciated. Preregistration is not required, but you may want to arrive early due to seat limitations. 

Join Don Salvatore and Jacqui Shuster, past and present coordinators for this international citizen science project. Learn how to identify and record a number of species of "lightning bugs" to help track their populations as scientists explore the challenges in habitat and climates for this iconic summer time resident. Recommendations on how to make your yard more attractive to fireflies will be shared.