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BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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

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Sara Simpkins, Contributor
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Sara Simpkins
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

I am a 34 year old amateur photographer with an interest in entomology and nature.

Please feel free to frass any images that have no value to the guide and thank you to everyone for the help with identifying and correcting pictures that I do submit!

Right now I am fairly active with anthropod and other living things on iNaturlaist:

I am currently starting to build a blog about bugs in my community:

I recently created a youtube channel for uploading bug and nature videos:
Sara Simpkins