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Calendar of Events

The following events may be of interest to BugGuide members.

Events in 2016

April 9, 2016
2016 Day of Insects, Ames, Iowa

July 23-31, 2016
National Moth Week

Events from 2015

March 28, 2015
2015 Day of Insects, Ames, Iowa (three BugGuide-related presentations on the roster!)

April 18-20, 2015
The Northeast Natural History Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts.

June 12-14, 2015
Mothapalooza!, West Portsmouth, Ohio. Mothing, diurnal field trips, workshops, keynote presentations and camaraderie.

July 10-12, 2015
2015 BugGuide Gathering in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin

July 17-26, 2015
Spiders and Their Relatives, Southwestern Research Station in Portal, Arizona. Field identification, taxonomy, ecology and behavior, utilizing the rich and intensively studied spider fauna found in the Chiricahua Mountain area of southeastern Arizona. Also hunt for other arachnids frequenting the area including scorpions, solpugids and whip scorpions.

July 18-26, 2015
National Moth Week

October 17, 2015
Hokie BugFest, Blacksburg, Virginia
The fifth annual Hokie BugFest will feature a live Bug Zoo, a haunted Bug House, luminescent bugs, games, crafts, and eye-catching exhibits. Bug enthusiasts can admire a giant bird-eater tarantula, try on a beekeeper’s suit, observe a live silkworm exhibit, and learn all about bed bugs. This is a fun and educational event for the entire family.

November 15-18, 2015
BugGuide Poster presented at the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting

Events from 2014

March 9, 2014
BugGuide Symposium (PDF flyer), Des Moines, Iowa
Concurrent with Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Annual Meeting

March 29, 2014
Day of Insects, Ames, Iowa

June 4-7, 2014
2014 BugGuide Gathering, Charles City, Virginia

July 19-27, 2014
National Moth Week