Provincial Partner

What we do

Annual lecture
Butterfly atlas
Moth Atlas
Moth Checklist
Contribute Records
Other Publications
Field trips
Insect counts
Student symposium
Research grant

About the TEA

Rearing Permit
Membership / Donate

About insects

Insects of Ontario
Endangered sp. / Laws
Butterfly Gardening

Contact us

For Ontario Nature

Herp Atlas

Joining the TEA

Anyone with an interest in insects is encouraged to join the Toronto Entomologists' Association. Dues are on a calendar year basis:

Individual -- $30 for 1 year;$54 for 2 years; $75 for 3 years; $120 for 5 years (the best value)

Student -- free (Association finances permitting -- beyond that, a charge of $20 will apply);

Family -- $35 for 1 year; $63 for 2 years; $88 for 3 years; and $140 for 5 years

Multi-year memberships are also available. Anyone who renewed for the year starting August 1, 2021 had their membership extended without charge to the end of 2022.

Benefits from a T.E.A. membership include:

  • 2-3 issues per year of our newsletter Ontario Insects
  • annual seasonal summary Ontario Lepidoptera
  • monthly meetings, generally from September to April, held either via Zoom or in person
  • knowledge that you are supporting the work of the TEA involving insects, including the Ontario Butterfly Atlas and Ontario Moth Atlas websites
  • ability to join the TEA's Ontario government permit to raise monarchs and swallowtails

Members have a choice as to whether they prefer to receive the newsletter and seasonal summary publications in paper or electronically.

Payment may be made by cheque or by email (through an e-transfer to teacrickard@bell.net).

To join:

Use our printer friendly Membership Form; download the membership application in Word format; or email the TEA treasurer, Chris Rickard, at teacrickard@bell.net.

To donate:

Send the funds to our Treasurer using the cheque or e-transfer options above, and we will send you a donation receipt. The TEA is a registered charity and is included in the Canada Revenue Agency's list of charities.