*It is with thanks to Assemblyman Fred Thiele and Senator Kenneth LaValle that for Dragonfly Day an opportunity to educate the public and enact changes that will protect our environment.
Dragonfly Day Educational Events
For example, this is what we are doing for our Dragonfly Day event this year on the East End of Long Island (post your event photos on our photo-gallery page). CMEE (Childrens Museum of the East End): 10-12:00pm 10:00-12:00 Dragonfly art show! Local 5th Graders display their dragonfly art-work. 10:00-12:00 Tabling: Sierra Club Long Island, Peconac Trust, Peconic Estuary Project, Accabonac Protection Committee, Surfrider Foundation. 10:00-12:00 Long Island dragonfly dark room! Slide show with hundreds of beautiful dragonflies; some are extinct/disappeared (Jean Held). 10:30-11:30 Build rain-gardens at CMEE with Long Island Native Plant Initiative. 11:30-12:00 Refreshments.
SOFO (South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center):12-2:00pm 12:00-12:15 Fred Thiele will present the proclamation NYS Dragonfly Day 2018. 12:15-12:35 Frank Quevedo will talk on predators and climate adaption. 12:35-12:50 The Perfect Earth Project: alternatives to chemical use on lawns, compost tea, the soil biome and water quality. 12:50-01:30 Dragonfly walk with an Odonata expert! 01:30-02:00 Water quality testing workshop by the Surfrider Foundation.
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