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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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Sharon Cates, Contributor
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Happily married to a another nature nut. I live in withamsville ohio with a small zoo :) i love to make the neighbors wonder why i am on my balcony at night apparently taking pictures of the wall......

Half the fun for me is figuring out what insect I have photographed. It is nice to think that maybe my pictures are actually useful to someone other than me. I am not too concerned about stuff getting frassed. Sometime I just wanna know what I am looking at. I am completely amatuer and just enjoy the wonderful variety of insects.