The Fascinating World of Dragonflies Virtual Talk
Learn about dragonflies and their interesting behaviors from Dr. Mike May!
Date: Thursday, June 10th, 5:00pm - 6:15pm Pacific
Minimum donation: $10
Learn about the fascinating world of dragonflies at this special virtual science talk by researcher Michael May, Ph.D., who will talk about the life cycles of dragonflies and damselflies and share his research investigating their interesting behaviors, including feeding, body temperature regulation, reproduction, and migration. He will also share which species can be found in the Bay Area and ways volunteers can help study and protect these wonderful insects.
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Michael May grew up in Florida and began collecting insects at a young age. His interest in dragonflies peaked in graduate school at the University of Florida where he earned his Ph.D. He spent three years on postdoctoral appointments in Panama and the University of Illinois. He retired from Rutgers University in 2012 but still keeps up research on dragonflies. He is co-author of two books: Damselflies of North America and A Manual of the Dragonflies of North America, and author/co-author of more than 60 scientific papers. He also is a member of the editorial board of The International Journal of Odonatology.