Insects need our help.

Insects around the world are disappearing. Habitat loss, non-native and invasive species, light pollution, and pesticide use are some of the leading causes of population decline. But it’s not too late to lend a helping hand.

Insects need our help.

Insects around the world are disappearing. Habitat loss, non-native and invasive species, light pollution, and pesticide use are some of the leading causes of population decline. But it’s not too late to lend a helping hand.

Book a Talk

Have an upcoming event? Book a talk with Chasing Bugs! We offer educational programs on backyard conservation and macro photography. We can also create a custom program just for you!

Lessen the Lawn

What’s the best way to support bugs at home? Lessen your lawn! Replacing lawn with native flowers, shrubs, and trees can support insects, spiders, and other wildlife while strengthening ecosystems.

Learn How to Photograph Insects

Macro photography can help showcase the beauty and diversity of bugs while raising awareness of their importance. Explore our favorite macro photography techniques, tools, and best practices.

About Chasing Bugs

Chasing Bugs is owned and operated by Danae Wolfe, a macro photographer and educator with a passion for the natural world. Through Chasing Bugs, Danae hopes to inspire people of all ages to appreciate and conserve our littlest neighbors for the benefit of both human and natural systems.

Danae Wolfe, photographer of insects

Read our latest article in The American Gardener magazine!

Most people think of moths as drab gray or brown insects that fly erratically and obnoxiously around porch lights. While some moths are indeed brown or gray, many more offer a mosaic of dazzling colors and stout, fuzzy bodies that even the cutest of teddy bears would envy. What’s more, moths play an important role in maintaining the health and integrity of local ecology.

From the article “Moths: Food Chain Foundations” by Danae Wolfe
Portrait of a rosy maple moth
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