Are any of you signed up for the 2011 Ant Course? It is going to be held at the American Museum of Natural History's Southwestern Research Station near Portal, Arizona this year, or at least it was supposed to be. You see, there is a big fire burning in southeastern Arizona right now. They had to evacuate the station over the weekend.
Here's a blurb from ABC15 News.
Makes me wonder if the ant course is going to be looking at the effects of forest fires on ants this year. I sure hope not.
Photograph from Public Domain Pictures by Kim Newberg