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DLAMN - Odonata: Dragonflies & Damselflies of Arkansas

Dr. Alex Barnard, PhD in Evolutionary Biology, Associate Professor at National Park College, and Certified Arkansas Master Naturalist, will present a morning class and afternoon field study on Odonates: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Arkansas. Topics will include an introduction to dragonfly and damselfly lif cycles, ecology, behavior, and identification with a focus on species found in Arkansas.


The classroom presentation will be held at the National Park College Lab Science Building, Room 118  from 9:00 to 12:00ish. Weather permitting, after the class we will go to Bull Bayou Picnic Area for a picnic lunch and an afternoon of looking for and identifying adult and larval odonates. Wear shoes that you don't mind getting wet. Several aerial insect nets will be provided; bring your own if you have one. Also bring binoculars - many dragonflies can be viewed that way.


You will need to bring water, a sack lunch, appropriate footwear and insect repellent.


Saturday, September 9, 2023, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Lab Science Building, Room 118, National Park Colege
101 College Drive
Hot Springs, AR  71901
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Bill Randel
NIT Training
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee

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