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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.

Previous events

Doug Wechsler, Contributor
Full name:
Doug Wechsler
City, state, country:
Philadelphia, PA

I am a children's book author, photographer and naturalist. I worked for 28 years at the Academy of Natural Sciences in charge of a worldwide collection of bird (insect destroyer) photographs. My first book was BIZARRE BUGS. bizarre bugs My previous book was THE CICADAS ARE COMING! periodical cicada book My most recent book features some of the diverse modes of respiration among insects and other animals Blowholes Book Gills and Butt-breathers