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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Lucie Bruce, Contributor
Full name:
Lucie Bruce
City, state, country:
Weslaco, TX

I have been birding since 1985. In 2000 I started to notice butterflies. Then I got a point-and-shoot camera and really discovered butterflies. Next followed the odonates. Now I have started seeing the beauty of moths. I mostly enjoy the aspect of identifying creatures. It combines my love of the outdoors with my love of animals and my love of books (I own shelves full to help with identification).