• Gradual Restarting: On-site and Online
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Thursday, 18 June 2020

    Hello UEC Community,

    Based on COVID 19 public health indicators and our own internal preparedness, we are entering into a phase of our gradual restarting plan that allows us to offer some additional onsite programming. With rigorous cleaning practices, regular health screening, PPE, and social distancing measures in place, here are the programs we are running or preparing for:

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  • Nocturnal Yardversity: Exploring the Night-time Diversity in Your Backyard
    Written by Ethan Bott
    Thursday, 30 July 2020
    Nocturnal Yardversity: Exploring the Night-time Diversity in Your Backyard

    As we continue off of the success of our Yardversity event from July, we are excited to share that we will be offering a monthly version of Yardversity for the foreseeable future. This continues on Thursday night, August 20th from 8:00 - 10:00pm CST as we document the incredible night time diversity, especially those nocturnal insects that flood your porch and street lights.

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  • Stag Beetle Discovery
    Written by Chad Thomack
    Monday, 27 July 2020
    Stag Beetle Discovery

    Summer camp is buzzing this year and the campers are making discoveries that continue to amaze me. There are so many interesting parts to nature and my first week of camp we discovered a particularly interesting insect. I present to you: the ever iconic stag beetle.

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