JDCF to Host Weird & Wonderful Insects with Field Museum Scientists

The public is invited to join Chicago Field Museum insect educators and scientists to see their amazing collections of local, native insects on Saturday, July 6. This free, family friendly event will be held at the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation’s Casper Bluff Reserve, 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena, IL from 7-9 PM.

Learn how to wield a sweep net to see what weird and wonderful insects you can find in the early summer prairie. Stay after the sun goes down to see and learn about the moths and other winged denizens of the night that are drawn to a special lighted viewing sheet. Take away knowledge and wonder of the strange but beautiful biodiversity that calls northwest Illinois home. RSVPs not needed.  This event is subject to weather related cancellations.  Please check the JDCF website at for updates.

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