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

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

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

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Zach DuFran, Contributor
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Zach DuFran
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Norman, OK, USA

Amateur naturalist, meteorologist by education.

I love nature: birds, fish, plants, insects, fossils - just generally being outdoors. I tend to get captivated with a topic of natural science (such as birding or fossil hunting) and spend a lot of time reading about that subject and hunting for interesting finds. Regarding entomology, I am mostly interested in moths and I curate/admin the "Moths of Oklahoma" projects on iNaturalist.

I enjoy photographing what I see, although I am not a great photographer.