Songs of Insects Walk - Southern Montgomery County

Join naturalist Cathy Stragar for a walk around the Woodend Sanctuary.  We'll listen to insect songs and try to catch a glimpse of the singers: katydids and crickets. 

This walk will help you get ready to participate in Cricket Crawl 2013—an evening sound census of late summer insects on August 23.  As we walk we’ll be focusing on the eight target species of the Crawl. To preview and listen to those eight, and to learn about the Crawl itself, visit

Free, no registration necessary.  No dogs please.

Woodend Nature Sanctuary Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS)

8940 Jones Mill Road Chevy Chase, MD 20815

3 miles from the Forest Glen Metro

Photo: Fork-tailed katydid - Scudderia furcata

Courtesy of:Wil Hershberger

Nature Images and Sounds, LLC Hedgesville, WV The Songs of Insects

Enjoy the sounds of summer and make a difference!

Cricket Crawl 2013 is a collaborative partnership of the Natural History Society of Maryland, the Audubon Naturalist Society,, and the U.S. Geological Survey.


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    This is something I'd really like to attend, but I have a meeting at 5:30 now and I'm not sure when it's going to finish.

    August 14, 2013

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