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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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Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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janiken skylarker , Contributor
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Im a raildog(dockaloft)i work in the L.a/L.b harbor area against the trains coming in, east and west bound //loading cargo..allmost daily everyshift i find cool bugs.ive grown fond of the unique beauty in these little creatures.after seeing so many different species of insects in the wells(on the railcars) that my curiosity eventually grew and i began taking interest an started taking pictures of them..i really like ths website an looking at all the bugs people come honored to be here!!thanks,,jan wdsta 23