ACT Talks Dragonflies!

From the desk of Gal Potashnick;

ACT Speaker Talks Dragonflies in July!

SUGAR HILL  –  Bugs are bugs, right? Not when you’re looking at dragonflies! They are not only beautiful with a wide range of colors and markings but they’re taking a bite out of our biting insect population by chowing down on midges and mosquitoes along with pretty much anything else they can catch.

Come discover, or learn more about, the wide and wondrous world of dragonflies in our region at Sugar Hill’s Crapo Building on Friday, July 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) partnered with the Richardson Memorial Library.

Our special guest speaker will be Carl Martland, a founding member of ACT and an avid amateur naturalist.  Carl will share his latest photographs of the dragonflies and damselflies found in our area, explain why they are important, and give tips on where to find them in your own backyard.

This presentation is updated from last year’s event and will have new and exciting reports of the latest species spotted. Part of ACT’s monthly speaker series this event is free and open to the public, although donations are welcome and gladly accepted. The program is geared toward adults and older children, but all are welcome. Save your spot by pre-registering at Everyone who pre-registers is entered to win a cool door prize!

The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust inspires and leads private, voluntary action to conserve land the North Country loves. Learn more and become a member at or by calling Gal Potashnick, (603) 823-7777.



Dragonflies in Your Backyard” Friday, July 19th, 6-7:30 p.m. Crapo Building, Sugar Hill, NH. More information at or call (603) 823-7777. Free and open to the public, but donations are welcome & gladly accepted. Hosted by Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust. Registration is appreciated but not required.

“Mid-Week Summer Walk (& Picnic)” Wednesday, July 31st, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bronson Hill Conservation Area in Sugar Hill, NH. Kids welcome. More information at or call (603) 823-7777. Hosted by Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust. Free. Registration is required and capped at 15.

2019.07 Dragonflies site card


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