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It's Firefly Season: Enjoy Nature's Lightshow Responsibly - Brevard, NC

 

May 8, 2017

Firefly Season

Do you ever feel like you have lost the enchantment you had for life when you were a child? Do you ever long for proof that you live in a benign and beautiful world where miracles are possible? If the answer to either of those questions is "yes", I have the perfect remedy for you: the incredible forest fireflies of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

We have two species of fireflies that put on a spectacular show in the deep, moist forests of our mountains: the blue ghost (Phausis reticulata) and the synchronous firefly (Photinus carolinus). The blue ghost is a stunning little beauty with a blue-...



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