Last week we caught what we believe to be perhaps around 100 insects (some are very tiny!). The weather today is rainy, and the rest of the week looks to have tumultuous weather, but we are hoping to see more bugs out there! The new jar was set up this morning around 8:30am.
Also, just for fun, we saw this super huge Crane Fly last week on our main building!
This morning at The Riverwood Conservancy, elementary instructor Alison, and teaching intern Theresa set up the Malaise Trap near the historic Chappell House. The chosen site is surrounded by forsythia, oak, beech, pine, and a beautiful Carolinian garden. We are excited to get the jar set up next week and see what we catch!
Can’t wait to unbox this and get started on the 21st! The Riverwood Conservancy is excited to be hosting another Malaise trap, thank you BIO for this wonderful initiative!