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This calendar will not usually contain volunteer opportunities. CAMN members can find those in the emailed Weekly Reader, or in the Member Pages area. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Opportunities chairperson.

 

Sep
27
Wed
2017
September CAMN Monthly Meeting @ Austin Nature Science Center
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

When it comes to diverse lifestyles in the animal kingdom, wasps provide some of the most intriguing examples. From minute parasitoids that complete their entire life cycle within the egg of another insect to large predators that can tackle a tarantula, wasps are both captivating and disconcerting.
They are important biological controls of many pest insects, the social species are among the most successful animals on Earth, and the fact that some can sting makes them intimidating. We will explore the biology and ecology of this fascinating group through colorful photographs of the beasts and their behaviors.

Valerie Bugh is a local naturalist specializing in the arthropods of the Austin area, with interests in taxonomy and photography. She runs the Fauna Project at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, leads insect discovery walks, teaches entomology courses, provides insect/spider identifications, gives talks to local organizations, and is the author of pocket guides to “Butterflies of Central Texas” and “Spiders of Texas.”

Website: http://www.austinbug.com/index.html

Nov
2
Thu
2017
CAMN Board Meeting @ Austin Nature Science Center
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Dec
6
Wed
2017
CAMN Annual Membership Meeting @ Austin Nature Science Center
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Annual membership meeting, meet& greet, election of CAMN officers, adoption of Chapter Handbook changes.

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