2023 Photo Contest Winners

Senior Entries 2023

Junior Entries 2023

2022 Photo Contest Winners

Senior Winners

  • A trichonephila inaurata, commonly known as a red-legged golden orb-weaver spider, works to remove debris and patch up their web following a heavy rainstorm. Photo taken 05 July 2022 in Pamplemousses, Mauritius.
    First Place "The Broken Web" Zoey England

Junior Winners

  • Junior Contest First Place - The Laughing Caterpillar - Sarah Shive

Senior Entries 2022

Junior Entries 2022

Archived Bug Week Contests

2021 Photo Contest Winners

  • yellow beetle
    1st place - Junior - Arnav S. - "Alone in the Mist"

2020 Photo Contest Winners

  • Ana-Marlene D. – “Hang In There!”

2019 Photo Contest Winners

  • praying mantis on purple asters
    1st place adult - Praying mantis on purple asters - Andrea Lavery

2018 Photo Contest Winners

  • great gymnast
    Tianhao Jiang - 1st place junior - Great Gymnast

2021 Photo Contest Entries

  • bee on a flower
    Shin K. - "Busy Bumblebee"

2020 Photo Contest Entries

  • Cadence H. - "Bug on Dogwood Leaf"

2017 Photo Contest Winners

  • bee
    1st Place - Jeff Gonci - "Buzzy Bee" - Manchester, CT

Past Bug Month Events

  • Monarch butterfly on weed

Spring Valley Event

  • scavenger hunt

Bugs Around Connecticut

  • syrphid fly on flower
    If you look carefully near the center of the flower, you will see a tiny adult syrphid fly. Photo by Donna Ellis, UConn.
  • stare down