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September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


From Wolf Spiders to Orb Weavers: An Overview of Mid-Atlantic Spiders (Online)

A spider at Mt. Cuba Center.
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This program takes place online on Tuesday, September 14.

Spiders are ubiquitous creatures in our basements, meadows, and woodlots. While they inspire feelings of fear among many, they are a source of wonderment and mystery to the nature enthusiast. Join entomologist Cathy Stragar for this interactive discussion on the natural history, identification, feeding strategies, and adaptations of the common spiders in the mid-Atlantic region.

About the Instructor:

Cathy Stragar currently manages the Plant Protection and Weed Management’s bio control program for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. She has a Masters in Entomology from the University of Delaware and is a lifelong naturalist and educator, regularly leading programs with the Audubon Naturalist Society.

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