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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

john and jane balaban, Contributor
E-mail address:
balx2 -AT- comcast.net
City, state, country:
Skokie, Cook Co., Il
Biography:

Jane is hospital pharmacist, retired. John is high school math and physics teacher, retired. Both are amateur botanist/naturalist(known locally in Chicago Wilderness as citizen scientists), active volunteers in natural area restoration primarily along the North Branch of the Chicago River. Volunteer Master Stewards for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County through the North Branch Restoration Project. Teach classes locally in native wildflowers and trees and dragonflies.