The prairie flowers and grasses serve as a small playground for insects climbing and hopping; while offering food and shelter. Once you start looking, you will discover an abundance of bugs. Join us as we search for six-legged organisms. Pre-registration required. $5 (with paid admission)/MEMBERS FREE. Click HERE to pay ...
August 5, 2020Michael Perez
The prairie is full of life. Grasshoppers and leaf hoppers are in abundance as well as flying insects. Join us for a hike as we use sweep nets to capture inhabitants among the grasses. We will learn how they are important to the balance of this ecosystem. Pre-registration required. $5 (with ...
July 2, 2020Michael Perez
Walk through the prairie and you may notice butterflies and dragonflies. At the same time, you will miss some other insects and arachnids important to this sea of grass. Join us and search for the small wildlife we may miss with our eyes, but catch with a sweep net. Pre-registration ...
March 12, 2020Michael Perez
Join a naturalist for a leisurely hike to explore the grasshoppers residing on the prairie and forest margins. You will be surprised at all the different species we have and their grazing impacts on the plant community. $5 (with paid admission)/MEMBERS FREE. Click HERE to Register.
June 1, 2019Michael Perez
Explore the diversity of pollinators that frequent the prairie habitat. Bees, beetles, and butterflies are a sample of the insect community that thrive on wildflowers and grasses. $5 (with paid admission)/MEMBERS FREE. Click HERE to Register
May 18, 2019Michael Perez
The prairie community includes many different grass species co-existing in a complex ecosystem. Hike the prairie with a naturalist and learn to identify some of the major species of native grasses and a few non-native species to avoid. $5 (with paid admission)/MEMBERS FREE. REGISTER
September 29, 2018Michael Perez
Explore the diversity of pollinators that use the prairie habitat. Bees, beetles, and butterflies are a sampling of an insect community that has an incredible connection to wildflowers and grasses. $5 (with paid admission)/MEMBERS FREE. Click HERE to register
May 19, 2018Michael Perez