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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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Edna Woodward, Contributor
Full name:
Edna Woodward
City, state, country:
josephine county oregon
Biography:

Note: Edna passed away in July 2019. Read more here

im a 56 year old woman, and i have allways loved nature, i have been feeding and raising monarchs for many years, but 2 years ago i found 2 caterpillers who changed things for me. one was a baby 3rd instar, ceanothus silkmoth, and the other was a poor sad parasited elegant sheepmoth caterpiller. thats when i found bug guide and WLSS, and i was hooked, on big moths. now i am out half the night every night looking at the wonders.