Tag Archives: Reiman Gardens

In Awe of the Blue Morpho

Since I retired I started doing a little bit of volunteer work at Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa. I am a butterfly wing docent, which basically means I let people into and out of the butterfly wing, and prevent butterflies … Continue reading

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Social Bug People

There have always been people who are interested in insects, and I have always counted myself as one of them.  It seems to me, though, that over the course of my life the social nature of activities related to insects … Continue reading

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The Fourth Annual Day of Insects

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the fourth annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens at the Iowa State University campus in Ames, Iowa today. This is an event for people who are interested in insects to … Continue reading

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Insects: Not Just for Antisocial Nerds Anymore

If you happen to be interested in insects you might feel kind of alone.  I have been photographing insects for a number of years and always felt like it was sort of a solitary activity.  Who else is interested in … Continue reading

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