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Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: Obelisks, Wagon Wheels, and Other Amazing Dragonfly Behaviors

with Christine Goforth, Head of Citizen Science, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST

Location: Hybrid - Virtual and In-person attendance options (see below for more information)

Free; $5 suggested fee; preregistration required

This program will be delivered in a hybrid format.


In-person option: A limited number of seats will be available in the Reeves Auditorium. Please register all members of your party separately to ensure we have enough seats. 


Virtual option: We will stream the lecture live via Zoom Webinar. Links for accessing the program will be emailed to registered participants in advance of the program.


Dragonflies are a welcome sight on warm days, but they are also an important part of their environment. Learn about the many fascinating behaviors of dragonflies that help make them a valuable part of many ecosystems, including many that you can see right in your own backyard!



(L) Blue Dasher, (R) Salty Skimmer; Photos courtesy of Mike Dunn


Registration open through 8/11/2022 11:50 AM

About the Speaker

Chris Goforth is the Head of Citizen Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and works to get the general public involved in scientific research. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in entomology, and when she isn’t teaching people about citizen science, she can often be found poking around streams looking for aquatic insects or studying dragonflies at ponds.

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A limited number of seats are available in the Reeves Auditorium. The program will also be streamed
live on Zoom webinar. A meeting link and password will be sent a few days before the program.


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