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Upcoming Events

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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Christopher Adam, Contributor
Full name:
Christopher Adam
User # 4574
City, state, country:
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Note: Chris passed away December 31, 2021.

M.Sc. in wildlife biology (1974). Recently retired as an editor/writer for the Integrated Pest Management Group of the Canadian Forest Service (although actually employed by Forest Protection Limited), which is populated by entomologists and technicians who work on forest defoliators and invasive species. I became interested in insects in 2005 while conducting field work for a publication of pests and diseases of balsam fir Christmas trees, and I am very glad that I have found BugGuide.
Chris Adam