Creepy crawlies Today, the EVC students had the pleasure of meeting up with Antonia Guidotti. She's an entomologist here at @romtoronto and we got a tour of the collections. I was fortunate enough to interview her last year for my Master's research, and I some great notes regarding @inaturalistorg, a digital media platform for identifying species. There are plenty of specimens to choose from in the collections; big and small, scary and cute, but what grabbed my eye were the butterflies. When I was young, I frequently visited my grandparents cottage where there was milkweed growing on the beach, which I was told was great food for monarch butterflies. It wasn't until years later that I realized how important this information was and the concern surrounding the monarch butterfly, an endangered species. This photo shows the different butterflies in Ontario, but the monarch will always hold a special place in my childhood, up at the cottage. What species brings back memories for you?