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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.

 

Dixie Special Note Briggs is one of

the locations that the endangered

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee has

been recently sighted.

Enter Dixie Briggs from Eastmoor near 1831 Lawndale Drive, Algonquin, IL

Details

Date:
June 22
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Chris Kious 630-248-1369 cwkious@att.net

Venue

Dixie Briggs Fromm Nature Preserve
Eastmore Lane
Algonquin, 60118 United States
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Phone:
847) 428-8092