Tag Archives: social events

Day of Insects

Yesterday I attended the sixth annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa.  This event pulls together people from all over who have a general interest in insect conservation.  Since it is at Reiman gardens, we also get … Continue reading

Posted in insects | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

BioBlitzing

The last couple of days I attended a bioblitz at Whiterock Conservancy.  A bioblitz is a social event in which participants attempt to identify as many organisms, usually within specific groups, as possible. Here, Tom Rosburg is leading a group … Continue reading

Posted in damselflies, dragonflies, insects, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Social Bug People

There have always been people who are interested in insects, and I have always counted myself as one of them.  It seems to me, though, that over the course of my life the social nature of activities related to insects … Continue reading

Posted in insects | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bioblitzing for Dragonflies

Yesterday I was able to participate in a bioblitz that was hosted by Whiterock Conservancy.  Whiterock Conservancy is a fairly new, privately owned nature and outdoor recreation preserve in Iowa. Because of time constraints, I was only able to participate … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in damselflies, dragonflies, insects | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Fourth Annual Day of Insects

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the fourth annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens at the Iowa State University campus in Ames, Iowa today. This is an event for people who are interested in insects to … Continue reading

Posted in Biological diversity, insects | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment