Dragonflies and Damselflies: The Prairie’s Frequent Fliers
March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cindy Crosby, author of “Chasing Dragonflies: A Natural, Cultural, and Personal History” and “The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction”, both from Northwestern University Press
Discover the fascinating and bizarre lives of these prairie fliers—with plenty of group fun and lively interaction during the presentation. From their unusual life cycle of transformation, to their bizarre reproductive life, mystifying migratory habits, and their struggle for survival, there is plenty to discover and marvel about! Hear about the myths and superstitions that surround them. Be amazed at their natural history as you see close-up beautiful photography of some of our dragonflies in Illinois. Find out how dragonflies tell us something about the health of our waterways — and our world.