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Exploring The Nature Around You
By Greg Dodge
Brownbag/Catbird Productions, 2005
ISBN: B000BUUK6S
Cite: 37226
An interesting and entertaining medley of natural history videography with informative, but non-technical narration. There are five features of about ten minutes each on this DVD. Of most interest for BugGuide is Bees and Wasps. This has excellent footage of several common eastern hymenoptera. The sped-up sequence of nest construction by a Eumenes is particularly neat. Also notable are beautiful sequences of a nesting Great Golden Digger Wasp and of an Isodontia, nesting in an old garden hose!

Other features have substantial arthropod footage: River Walk, Field Trip: Meadows, Fields, and Pastures, and What's going on in YOUR backyard?.

There is a brief bibliography. Note that insects are identified by common name only.

Catbird Series, on Brownbag Productions site. The price is $19.95. This DVD may be listed under either ASIN B000BUUK6S or ISBN 188881425X.