♦ Photograph a private garden for Nicole Beart, (the Memory Catcher) for a gift book, completed September 2017.

Two images published in Hosts, Nesting Behavior, and Ecology of Some North American Spider Wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), II (2017) Southeastern Naturalist, by Kurczewski, F.E., Edwards, and G.B., Pitts, J.P.

♦ Guest speaker at the Lacombe and District Garden Club, 18 April 2017

♦ Guest speaker at the St. Albert Photography Club, 8 March 2017.

♦ Ellis Bird Farm Bug Jamboree. Bug photography display booth in the new Ellis Bird Farm Visitor Centre. 7 August 2016.

Photographing Arthropods article at The Canadian Nature Photographer, 29 December 2016.

♦  Nature Photography Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. July  9 to 23, 2016.

♦  Introduction to Macro Photography for Beekeepers. CDC North, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. 28 April 2016.

Intense macro-photography at the bee hives!

Intense macro-photography at the bee hives!

♦ Macro Photography in the Garden workshop. Ellis Bird Farm. 22 August 2015.

♦ Rooted: Perspectives on the Natural World.  Art show and sale at Devonian Gardens. 19 July 2015

♦ Getting to know your Canon workshop Ellis Bird Farm.13 June 2015.

♦ Central Alberta Photography Society. Guest speaker: Macro Nature Photography: The Joy of Bugs and other Small Pleasures. 11 March 2015.

Alberta Lepidopterists Guild. Speaker (one of five) at Feralia Symposium on Lepidopterans and Art. Photographing Lepidoptera: From Snapshot to Fine Art. 28 February 2015.

♦ Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. Lead the first Tabletop Photography class. 27 January 2015.

♦ Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. Lead the first Intro to Close-up and Macro Photography class. 9 September 2014.

♦ Ellis Bird Farm Bug Jamboree. Judge for Pollinator Photo Contest. Bug photography display booth in the new Ellis Bird Farm Visitor Centre. 9 August 2014.

♦ Ellis Bird Farm: Lead the Close-up and Macro Photography with the DSLR workshop, 22 July and 5 August 2014.

♦ Ellis Bird Farm Lead the Introduction to Photography with the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) workshop. 8 July and 19 August 2014.

Bugs in My Camera (article and photographs) published in the February/March 2014 edition of Photo Life magazine.

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Photography for Pest Diagnoses: guest speaker at the Brooks and Vegreville sessions of the Pest Surveillance Update Conference, 18 & 19 March, 2014. (Organized by the Crop Diversification Centre South, Brooks, Alberta)

♦ Survived the intensive Instructional Skills Workshop at MacEwan University, February 18 – 21, 2014.

♦ A very special request: I worked with the Make-a-Wish Foundation (Northern Alberta) to help fulfill the wish of an amazing teenager who wanted to learn macro photography. (16 & 23 November, 2013) See this Edmonton Journal story to see her art exhibition!

Photograph by Bruce Edwards, Edmonton Journal

Provided images for Nora Bryan’s article: Make room for spiders in your garden as published in the Calgary Herald29 August 2013.

First Ellis Bird Farm Workshop:  Macro Photography with the DSLR (24 August 2013)

Display and sale at the Bug Jamboree at the Ellis Bird Farm, Lacombe, Alberta. (10 August 2013)


Ellis Bird Farm Display

Exhibited at Rooted II: Perspectives on the Natural World, a juried art show, and sale at the Devonian Botanical Garden (21 July 2013)

Full day Small-group Macro Workshop at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, Alberta. (16 May 2013)

Interview article by Felix Russo, editor, and publisher of PhotoEd Magazine. (Spring 2013)


“PhotoEd is about Photography Education; both traditional and New Media. It is a useful resource for students, teachers and anyone desiring an education in photography. It is about motivation, inspiration and passion in photography. The magazine will showcase the work of emerging and established Canadian artists and be a vehicle for showing and sharing the great talent in Canada.”

PhotoEd Magazine is published 3 times yearly.

First Small-group Macro Workshops begin. (7 April 2013).


♦ Organizer and judge (with David Walter and John Acorn) for the Photography Competition at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Alberta and the Entomological Society of Canada, 2012

JAM 2012 Photo contest

Visit JAM 2012 Photography Contest Winners! and JAM 2012 Photography Competition – Honorable Mentions

Presentation on Insect Photography on the Web at the  60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Alberta. (JAM 2012)

♦ Photo Life Magazine Grasslands image for National Park article. (Oct/Nov 2012)

 2012 World of Insects Calender, Entomological Society of America.
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Two photographs accepted for the 2012 calendar.

♦ Open Photo 2011  At the Kaasa Gallery, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from Aug. 25 to Oct. 2.

Visual Arts Alberta presents the VAAA 4th annual photography competition & exhibition.



“OPEN PHOTO 2011 exhibits some of Alberta’s finest photographers. Visual Arts Alberta received an overwhelmingly positive response to this open call and all applications went through a selective jurying process.

Photo Life Magazine (June/July 2011) The Great Sandhills of Saskatchewan, a 4-page article with 3 photographs.

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♦ Scanning and clean-up/correction of 72 historic photographs, maps, and drawings to 100%, 400 DPI gray-scale for the Niton Historical Society, for the book, Entrance Memories by Maureen Gouveia. (Published in 2010, Excerpts can be found here.)

Top 100 Birding Sites of the World, University of California Press; 1 edition (22Feb., 2009).

This book features 2 of my fossil photographs, Sinornithosaurus millenii and Confuciusornis sanctus.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Ento 210 Website – Discus cronkhitei – Forest Disc (Habitat and Adaptation).

♦ University of Alberta – Community of Teachers Wiki (Private site) – Rural and Regional Health.

GEOEC – Celebrating Community Voices, 2010.





Dawn image from Waterton Lakes National Park.

♦ Rural Roots Magazine – Fall 2010






Phenology article and photo of autumn birch.

♦ Alberta Teachers’ Association Newsletter (photo and captions only).

Fred Stenson’s Favourite Teacher

Sustainable Development

Eggcellent landing

Student is sweet on sour

Musicians of Good Conduct

Year of the Golden Pig

♦ 2004/2005: University of Alberta (Courses completed in Open Studies)

Winter term 2005 – Zool 250 Survey of the Invertebrates

– Biol 208 Principles of Ecology

Winter term 2004 – Biol 108 Intro to Biological Diversity

♦ British Columbia Wildlife Viewing Guide, 1991 (3 images).

♦ The Discoverer’s Guide to Elk Island, 1991 (2 images.)

♦ Alberta Wildlife Viewing Guide, 1990 (3 images).