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Biologist’s Apprentice: Cicada Safari

Sunday, June 2, 2013
10:00 am - 11:15 am

Head into the field with Evolutionary Biologist, John Cooley, of the University of Connecticut. Using the tools of a scientist, gather cicadas from the wild and learn to speak their language. Gain observation and data collection skills and understand why cicadas are so unique and important.

Number of Apprentices: 20
Ages: All Ages

Parents: This is a drop-off program for children. There is a waiting area nearby.


John CooleyEnvironmental Scientist

John Cooley grew up fascinated by the natural world in general and cicadas in particular. He spent a number of years studying flies in high alpine meadows of Colorado and exploring the mountains of the Front Range.

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