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Are you interested in learning more about birds and birding in and around Will County? Would you like to meet others that enjoy birding? Join us at one of our upcoming activities and find out what the Will County Audubon Society is all about. We hope to see you there!
Next Meeting
Thursday Oct 8, 2015
Pilcher Park Nature Center
Joliet, Illinois
Program: Spiders
by Brian Moskalik
6:30 to 6:45 pm - Social Time
6:45 pm Business meeting
7:00pm Program

Our October program "Spiders", will address locally abundant species of spiders and emphasize unique behavioral and ecological aspects of these often-misunderstood arachnids.
Dr. Brian Moskalik, received his Ph.D. in behavioral ecology form University of Cincinnati while studying the impacts of hunger on mate choice in wolf spiders.
He continues doing research related to spider nutrition, behavior, sociality, physiology and evolution with undergraduates from the University of St. Francis. He will also address common misconceptions, and highlight current and ongoing research among these organisms.
All Will County Audubon Society meetings are free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served. Please bring your coffee mug.
Photo: Bill Morris