Can Scientists Save the Bethany Beach Firefly from Extinction?
Catching fireflies is a summertime tradition. But that late-night pastime could become a thing of the past, as firefly populations are declining. In Bethany Beach, Delaware, a species native to the area is facing the same threat.
WHYY’s Zoe Read spent a night finding out why conservationists want it listed under the Endangered Species Act.
(Original air-date: 8/23/22)