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Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs

August 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Blue ghost fireflies have captured the attention of locals and visitors alike over the past few years.  Their popularity brings hundreds to areas like DuPont State Forest each May. But they aren’t the only fireflies inhabiting the area. On Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 7pm, Lynn Faust will present “Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs” in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room. Faust is a well-known expert on fireflies who played a major role in the first discovery of synchronous fireflies in North America in 1994. She has conducted extensive studies of blue ghost fireflies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. “Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs” is also the title of Faust’s recently published field guide. Highland Books will have copies available for purchase at the event, and Faust will happily sign them following the presentation. Light refreshments will be provided.  For additional information contact Marcy at the Transylvania County Library at 828-884-1820 or marcy.thompson@transylvaniacounty.org.

Details

Date:
August 1, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Transylvania County Library, Rogow Room
212 S. Gaston St.
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
Phone:
828-884-1820
Website:
http://library.transylvaniacounty.org