Bugs Below Zero: How Citizen Volunteers can Improve Understanding of Stream Food Webs in the Winter

Bugs Below Zero: How Citizen Volunteers can Improve Understanding of Stream Food Webs in the Winter
2/26/21, 12:00 pm - 2/26/21, 1:00 pm

Registration details:

Advance registration is required. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting after registering.

Description:

Improve your understanding of food webs, healthy waterways, and the winter life of bugs in this new citizen science project. Learn about why winter aquatic insects play a vital role in the health of trout and Minnesota streams and how you can participate.

More information about the research.

Presenters:

University of Minnesota associate professor of Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resource Communication, Rebecca Swenson

University of Minnesota professor of Entomology, Len Ferrington

Minnesota Sea Grant Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension Educator, Amy Schrank

University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus, Bruce Vondracek

Instructor:

University of Minnesota Environmental Extension Educator, Andrea Lorek Strauss

Sponsor:

Minnesota Master Naturalist

Photo Credit: Krista Styer, Agricultural education communication & Marketing, University of Minnesota