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Saturday, February 23 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Beetles, Spiders and Mites Oh-My: An Introduction to Entomology and its Use in Restoration and Educational Efforts in Chicago Wilderness

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Insects and their kin represent some of the most diverse and abundant animal life in the world. This presentation will introduce the audience to how insects are monitored and what they can tell us about their habitat. The author also discusses how insects are used in restoration efforts as well as their application to educational outreach in Chicago.

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J. Cristian Martinez

Faculty Fellow, Harper College
Hi, I'm Cristian Martínez, I'm an entomologist in Chicago where I work as a Biology instructor and ecologist. My research focuses on forest land management history, leaf litter qualities and what effect both have on the arthropod community. I'm particularly interested in how invasive... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 2:50pm - 3:20pm
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