Summertime: Butterflies, Moths, and Fireflies.

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/ Look what I found eating my parsley! A little research on caterpillar identification in Google and I discovered I have the beginnings of a swallowtail butterfly.

[caterpillar identification site:org]  =

http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Caterpillars

 

Amateur scientists are observing nature and participating with scientists in research thanks to the internet.

from the National Park Service. Uploaded to Wikimedia

Firefly watch from Boston Museum is one such collaboration: https://www.mos.org/fireflywatch/about_firefly_watch

How did I find these great sites? I looked for organizations on the internet by searching like this in Google:

[ fireflies site:org ]  

And I used a Creative Commons image (copyleft or copyright free) to decorate my page.  Enjoy the summer!

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