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See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

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

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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Dee Shea Himes, Contributor
Full name:
Dee Shea Himes
City, state, country:
Belmont, CA, USA

I am horticulturist by profession managing landscapes in the Bay Area for 12+ years. Retired and taught horticulture at my Alma Mater, Foothill College in Los Altos. California native plants was parts of my work and when I fully retired I expanded to botanize California with my husband.

Photography was a way for me to learn and record what I saw. Bugs and creatures were my first love before plants. Bug and insects and creatures 90% of the time photobomb my shots so I expanded into creature photography. And here I am now, relearn insects and bugs.

I am totally an amateur but do have IPM under my profession.

I post on IG, in2plantsandnature and post on iNaturalist as well.
Dee Shea Himes