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Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

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 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.

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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).