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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

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Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

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Richard L. Hayes, Contributor
Full name:
Richard L. Hayes
City, state, country:
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
Biography:

I've been at this a long time, raising my first Monarch butterflies at about age 6. I knew that I would do something outdoors when I grew up, and did, working for the National Park Service for almost thirty years. I worked at various parks - Whiskeytown in California, Grand Canyon in Arizona, and finally at Saguaro National Park, also in Arizona. I worked in a variety of Divisions in the Park Service: Maintenance, Resources Management, Interpretation, Fire fighting and finally in law enforcement. Through my entire life, I have studied, observed learned and written about Natural History. I retired in 2002, but still haven't given it up. Now I photograph...almost exclusively natural history subjects Currently I am volunteering at Saguaro National Park near Tucson Arizona, and am compiling a listing of the Arthropods found there.