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.
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27 Jun 2019
Singing Insects Monitor Training and Night Hike
Meeting Place: Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, 12545 W. 111th Street, Lemont, IL
Contact: Kathleen Soler
Available Positions: 8
Requirements & Documents
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.