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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

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

Curation/management of Living Arthropod/Invertebrate Collections & Exhibits; Insect/Arthropod/Invertebrate Propagation & Husbandry; Design & maintenance of Terrestrial, Freshwater & Marine Systems; Curation of Preserved Educational Insect/Invert. Collections; Specimen Preservation, Preparation, Mounts & Display; USDA Permitting (USFWS permits as applicable); Development and Enforcement of Policies & Protocols; Budget, Inventories and Purchase of Supplies; Supervision of the Collection & Acquisition of Specimens; Supervision and Training of Staff, Interns & Volunteers; Supervision of Assoc. Education & Programming; Special Events featuring Invertebrates; Partnership & Program Development; Providing Educational & Institutional support for Invert. related programs & projects; Media related programming (TV, Radio, Social Media, News Papers & Magazines); Providing information, materials, and specimens for scientific publications; Organize & lead field trips/collecting trips; Arthropod/Insect identification; Plant identification & husbandry (Field Botany & Horticulture); and Registrar duties associated with 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