Opportunity Details

Singing Insects Monitoring Program

Description

Author Dr. Carl Strang will introduce commonly heard katydids, crickets, grasshoppers, and cicadas in northern Illinois. Learn the monitoring protocol of the Singing Insects Monitoring Project and practice recording songs with your smartphone or a digital recorder. Volunteers will submit recordings from their monitoring site via email or iNaturalist, depending on their preference.


Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Cook County IL


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Singing Insects Monitoring Project
Kathleen Soler
singinginsects@gmail.com


Secondary contact

Naturalist
Negin Almassi
negin.almassi@cookcountyil.gov

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Requirements & Documents
Requirements

Monitors must attend at least one training.
Ability to hear high-frequency songs of certain species is important to success.
A recording device of some kind, either smartphone app or a digital recorder.




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