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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

Bill Reynolds, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Bill Reynolds
E-mail address:
City, state, country:
Raleigh, NC, USA

Professional Biologist (Employed 20+ years) with Experience in the following:

Oversee the curation & management of the living arthropod & invertebrate collections & exhibits; insect/arthropod/invertebrate propagation & husbandry; design & maintain terrestrial, freshwater & marine systems; curate preserved educational insect/invert. collections & displays; oversee and participate in specimen preservation, preparation, mounts & display; manage the USDA permitting (& USFWS permits as applicable); develop and enforce policies & protocols; manage the budget, inventories and purchase of supplies; supervise & participate in the collection & acquisition of specimens; supervise and train staff, interns & volunteers; supervise assoc. education & programming; participate with all special events featuring Invertebrates; partnership & program development; provide educational & institutional support for invert. related programs & projects; media related programming (TV, Radio, Social Media, News Papers & Magazines); provide information, materials, and specimens for scientific publications; organize & lead field trips/collecting trips; arthropod/insect identification; plant identification & husbandry (field botany & horticulture); and Acting Registrar for the institution's live animal collections

Personal endeavors
* Pursue Independent Projects in the Field of Entomology
* Insect Collecting/Maintain a Large Private Collection (Hobbyist)
* Collection Preparation & Preservation Techniques
* Rearing Native Butterflies, Moths & Beetles
* Botany & Horticulture (plant propagation and gardening)
* Herpetology (esp. Native Rat Snakes)
* Participate in "Citizen Science Projects"
* Participate in Local BioBlitz Projects
* Design & Deliver Educational Programming (focus on Entomology, Invert's & Plants)

Please NOTE: This is a Personal Account; all associated posts, images, identifications, comments & opinions are my own and are not to be considered nor interpreted as those of my employer - nor as institutional endorsements on my behalf.
Bill Reynolds