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Butterfly catching workshop

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - Learn how to tag a Monarch and make your own butterfly net from 4 p.m. to sundown, Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the University Museum, 3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls.

Attendees also will be invited inside the museum to learn more about butterflies with books, crafts and other hands-on activities. Cost is $7 per person. Call (319) 273-2188 to register by Monday, Sept. 21.

The University of Northern Iowa Museums, in cooperation with the Black Hawk County Conservation Board, have organized the program in conjunction with the Museums' current exhibit Images of the Irreplaceable Wild, featuring two photography exhibits.

Open now through Oct. 24, Fragile Nature offers a view of some of Earth's most delicate and endangered species as seen through the lens of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. On display Nov. 2 through Dec. 23, the photography of Jim Brandenburg will be featured in Touch the Sky, a tribute to the vistas and creatures of the American prairie.

Museum viewing hours are from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information about UNI Museums and a complete calendar of events, visit www.uni.edu/museum or call (319) 273-2188.

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