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Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide 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

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


CERA Insect Workshop, June 18-19, 2010

Checking out MJ's insect life cycle photos Forest exploration for insects John Pearson identifying and describing oak gallers Laura identifying specimen Field exploration Collecting specimens in prairie Prepping for field session Practicing ID with microscopes Black lighting at CERA Jonathan (Jackie) Brown, professor of biology at Grinnell College - male Night insect hunt with black light and bedsheet at Grinnell Insect Workshop. MJ Hatfield proudly displaying her secret to making it through the weekend ---- Anti-Monkey Butt Powder.  I got one! Figuring out which insect that really is.  Lab session. Jonny looking at bugs through the microscope. Jonny doing a net sweep. Pink Flower Spectacular sunset Environmental Education Center at CERA