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!

Throughout the last few years, invertebrate conservation organizations have placed increasing importance on protecting insects, including non-pollinating insects like the enchanting firefly. While pollinators have had an advantage in the conservation conversation because they contribute to healthy food production systems, we must not forget about the hundreds of thousands of other species of insects that also deserve attention and protection.

– Lights Out: Saving Our Fireflies by Danae Wolfe
Firefly, one of the species of insects in decline
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