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The North Carolina Entomological Society has teamed up with Triangle Land Conservancy to host the Brumley Bug Bioblitz on the afternoon of September 29, 2018. We hope to document as many insects, spiders, and other arthropods as possible and upload the photos to iNaturalist where they can be shared with scientists and naturalists. Anyone hiking at Brumley Nature Preserve this afternoon is welcome to photograph and submit bug photos to the Brumley Bug Bioblitz project on iNaturalist. For those who want a chance to explore the preserve’s diversity of insects more thoroughly, we are offering three structured events guided by the NCES. These events are free, but pre-registration is required please register below for the coverboard and pitfall trap hike at 3:30 PM.
Cover Board and Pitfall Trap Hike 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Get a peek at the hidden world of ground dwelling insects. During this hike we will photograph live insects collected in pitfall traps or under cover boards, then release them back into the wild. Bring your phone or camera to help take photos. Who knows what amazing critters we might discover?