Nature Revealed: Dragonflies and Damselflies

Nature Revealed:
Dragonflies and Damselflies

Saturday, July 28
9:30 – 11:30 am
$20 member / $35 nonmember
Instructor: Bob Honig
Ages 13 and up

Online registration closed, please arrive 10 minutes early to register. Thank you!

Nature Revealed

Dragonflies and damselflies are beautiful, but voracious. These raptors of the insect world are important in both terrestrial and aquatic food webs. In this class you’ll learn how to tell “dragons” and “damsels” apart and discover their strange double-lives in water and air. You’ll also find answers to such questions as: Is it possible to breathe and poop via the same orifice? Can dragonflies prey on birds? And what is the killer lip?

Notes: Wear walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Instructor bio: Bob Honig is a member of the Board of Directors of the Katy Prairie Conservancy. Professionally, he is an environmental consultant addressing such diverse issues as endangered species, wetlands, and sustainable development. His natural history pursuits have focused particularly on birds, dragonflies, and damselflies.

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