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Firefly Day

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The Museum kicks off the third year of its Firefly Watch citizen science project with a day-long celebration of our volunteers and the insects they follow. Enjoy special presentations from firefly scientists, a multimedia slide show, and children's activities as you learn about these wonderful and fascinating insects. Meet other Firefly Watch participants, and learn how you can get involved. All events are free with Exhibit Halls admission.

Schedule of events:

> Registration 9:00 a.m. Museum Lobby

> Ask a Scientist Meet our researchers, and get an expert's take on understanding the fireflies in your habitat. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Blue Wing, Lower Level

> Firefly Slide Show, Children's Activities, Join Firefly Watch Drop in for fun activities and learn more about joining the project. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Blue Wing, Lower Level

> Special Presentations Join our firefly scientists for talks focused on their latest research, and find out how the data you collect in the field can aid them in their findings. 1:00 - 3:45 p.m. Cahners Theater

Fee: Free with Exhibit Halls admission

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Firefly Watch
Firefly Day 2009

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April 24, 2010: 10:00 a.m.

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