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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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

Photos of 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

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Gary Alpert, Contributor
Full name:
Gary Alpert
617-945-3613 (mobile)
City, state, country:
Flagstaff, Arizona

Adjunct Professor, Biology, Northern Arizona University
Research Associate and Director of the Center for Biocultural Diversity at the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) Flagstaff, AZ

Working on an Arthropod All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) on the Colorado Plateau. including Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. In Arizona, Agua Fria National Monument, Grand Canyon National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, Walnut Canyon National Monument and Walnut Canyon Study Area are a priority.
Gary D. Alpert