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Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Calendar of Events

The following events may be of interest to BugGuide members.

Events in 2020

March 27-28, 2020
CANCELLED: 2020 Day of Insects, Ames Iowa

May 14-17, 2020
CANCELLED: Spring BugGuide Gathering, a reprise of last July's BugGuide Gathering at Allen Acres, Louisiana. Might be rescheduled in 2021.

July 18-26, 2020
National Moth Week (add your own images of insects and activities from National Moth Week at the BugGuide National Moth Week 2020 page!)

July 20-22, 2020
POSTPONED TO 2021: 2020 North American Prairie Conference, Des Moines, Iowa

October 15-18, 2020
CANCELLED: Fall BugGuide Gathering in Florida, was being planned here

Events in 2019

March 29-30, 2019
2019 Day of Insects, Ames Iowa

July 20-28, 2019
National Moth Week

July 25-28, 2019
2019 BugGuide Gathering, Allen Acres Natural Area, near Pitkin, Louisiana

Events in 2018

March 23/24, 2018
2018 Day of Insects, Ames, Iowa

Note: the Day of Insects will feature two BugGuide workshops (Basic and Advanced) led by John VanDyk and Laura Jesse of the Iowa State University Department of Entomology and the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, respectively.

July 21-29, 2018
National Moth Week

July 27-29, 2018
2018 BugGuide Gathering in/near Harrisonburg, Virginia

October 9, 2018
Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (John VanDyk will be a guest speaker featuring BugGuide)