Adults, Teens 13 and older with an adult
Assistance is needed to catch dragonfly nymphs for part of a national initiative. Volunteers will spend the morning wading Battle Creek with sampling nets to collect young dragonflies from the water. The dragonfly mercury project is studying the impact and distribution of mercury in the environment.
Participants may bring their own chest waders if they have them. Not appropriate for children under 13.
Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
Naturalist in charge: Lindsay Hollister
Reservation deadline: Wednesday, June 26
Program Fee: Free for volunteers
What are Calvert Stewards? They are the volunteer corps of the Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. More information can be found on the Calvert Stewards Volunteer Page.