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Join in the BeeBlitz
June 22 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
This week is National Pollinator week
and Saturday is BeeBlitz!
Nature lovers, Apidophiles (bee lovers) and concerned citizens are invited to
get outside from 8 – 11 AM, take an accompanied walk through the
State Nature Preserve with Kane County Board Member and hobby Entomologist,
Chris Kious, snap pictures of honey & bumble bees for BeeBlitz and then,
upload their photos to BeeSpotter, the citizen science project run in collaboration
between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Entomology
and the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education.
Please dress accordingly (close-toed shoes, long pants, long sleeved shirt,
and head protection).
Bring a cell phone or downloadable camera, your own sun screen,
insect repellent, if you wish, and drinking water.