Liana is a great helper!
Giving the jars a final check!
Caroline and Liana!
Caroline and Kevin putting the beetles into their overwintering tubes
Rose helping to make overwintering homes for the beetles
Beetle’s overwintering home= a tube + some coco husk + a couple willow leaves + beetles!
Covering the overwintering tubes so the beetles won’t get out
Lunch at Bluff Lake
Looking for beetles!
The perfect weather to go with the perfect view!
The willows this year do not look too good but we still managed to collect over 300 beetles!
(Left to right) Caroline, Elizabeth, Nathan, and Kevin
(Left to right) Rose, Elizabeth, Caroline and Liana, and Kevin
Nathan and Liana playing American Gothic
Elizabeth with our no-snow beetle overwintering set-up in the shed
Caroline and Kevin burying the beetles at our snow overwintering site
Caroline and Elizabeth
Caroline, Liana, and Rose
Everybody is working hard to prepare for the beetle snow vs. no-snow overwintering experiment