National Dragonfly Day Free Celebration: This program is for all ages.
Cosponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and the South Fork Natural History Museum.
Dragonflies are a sentinel species; their presence (or absence) is indicative of the health of our wetland ecosystems. Nearly every dragonfly species around the world has now been assessed against the IUCN Redlist criteria revealing that 16% of species are at risk of extinction.
Crafts with the Children’s Museum of the East End, the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and the South Fork Natural History Museum
Face Painting with Fun4UFaces
Storytime with the Hampton Library
Dragonfly slide show and photos from the collection of Jean Held
10:30AM State Assemblyman Fred Thiele presents the Dragonfly Day Proclamation
11:00AM-11:45AM Dragonfly presentation by Annette DiGiovinne
12:00PM-12:45PM Guided dragonfly and damselfly walk with Annette in Vineyard Field.
Dragon Fly Day events listed above are free for members and nonmembers. Museum admission remains $10 for adults and $7 for kids for non-members; member museum admission is free.