Category Archives: Entomological Society of Alberta


Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends will be my new format for sharing interesting articles about–or including–macro nature photography. The post will end with updates on the state of the blog and the blogger. Like me, Odds and […]

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eButterfly how-to by John Acorn

I had the pleasure of meeting John the day he was filming this at the Devonian Botanical Garden. Great introduction to eButterfly, and an embarrassing reminder that I haven’t actually used the site for over […]

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I am privileged to have the opportunity to follow my interests in what most would call a ‘full-time’ capacity. While many have the drive and the focus to follow their passion from the earliest age and then turn […]

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Diversion ahead…What’s going on?

Some may have noticed that there have been a few changes around this blog recently. Here’s what’s happening: My time blogging  at Splendour Awaits (previously ‘The Bugwhisperer’) and the many bug photography field trips that […]

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Jumping Spider Melodies — Dr. Wayne Maddison

Well, it is finally here. In November of  2012, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Alberta kicked off with a great plenary symposium on Arthropod Biodiversity. […]

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JAM 2012 Photography Competition – Honorable Mentions

At any photo contest, judges have to determine the best photograph from a very deserving pool of photos. Decisions, while meaning to be objective, will always be tinged with the personal experiences of the individual judges, and if the judges […]

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JAM 2012 Photography Contest Winners!

On Tuesday night the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Alberta (ESAB) and the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) had their banquet. The awards for the JAM 2012 Photography Contest were presented, and […]

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Scholars Studying Insects

While I doubt that the surroundings at Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel will be quite as stimulating as in the above image, I am very much looking forward to observing and learning about insects at the gathering of Canadian entomologists that is taking place […]

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