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10/31 Press Release: Knowing New England's Ants

Book Information (reviews, author info): A Field Guide to the Ants of New England

Upcoming Events

Book lectures and signing events:

  • November 7, 6:30pm at the Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA (free event; registration required)
  • November 29, 6:00pm at Harvard University's Museum of Natural History, Geology Lecture Hall, Cambridge, MA (info)
  • December 2, 1:30-3:30pm at New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
  • December 3, 6:30pm at the Harvard Forest Fisher Museum, Petersham, MA



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Workers of one of the so-called Lady Gaga ants (Pyramica pergandei) situate larvae in their nest. Photo by Gary Alpert.








Lead author Aaron Ellison and students from The Nature Conservancy's LEAF Program prepare to sample ants on Block Island, RI. Photo by Elizabeth Farnsworth.







Members of the Athol Bird and Nature Club collect and identify ants at the Alan E. Rich Environmental Park in Athol, MA, as part of Athol's 250th anniversary celebration. Photo by Aaron Ellison.








The first set of ants collected on Nantucket, in 1927. Photo by Andrew McKenna-Foster, as featured in Northeastern Naturalist.











Lead author Aaron Ellison collects ants on Block Island, RI. Photo by Elizabeth Farnsworth.