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Photo: Catherine Stragar, Audubon Naturalist Society
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location Maryland,Baltimore, Washinton DC, Suburban DC
Appropriate for kids yes
Teaching materials no


Required Gear:

Pencil and paper to record observations. Organizers also suggest a cell phone to report findings quickly on the night of the annual event.


Cricket Crawl DC/Baltimore


Map the distribution of crickets in DC/Baltimore
Track cricket sounds at the annual Cricket Crawl

Discover Life is calling all citizen scientists in the DC/Baltimore area to help them map out the distribution of crickets and katydids through the city and suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC. Participants can track the sounds of these insects during the annual Cricket Crawl event held on the evening of Friday, August 24th 2012.

This project is a collaborative venture between Discover Life, The Audubon Naturalist Society, The Natural History Society of Maryland and the USGS




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