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Research could help protect dragonfly and damselfly population

Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simpliciollis)Dragonfly caught at the NGRREC Field Station. Photo by Amy Janik, NGRREC Environmental Technician.

A study looking at damselflies and dragonflies may help piece together questions about water quality and wetland health in Illinois. The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) is conducting the study.

NGRREC Wildlife Ecologist Dr. John Crawford discussed the study with NPR Illinois’ Zach Boblitt.

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