The Seventh Annual Meeting of the North American Black Fly Association (NABFA)

Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida US, February 4-6, 2009


Chair: John P. Walz


Greetings NABFA members, Friends and Colleagues,


This is to announce the Seventh Annual Meeting of the North American Black Fly Association (NABFA) and first call for papers and posters. We invite black fly enthusiasts, scientists, researchers and students to join and exchange ideas, information and camaraderie.


The meeting will be held at the Archbold Biological Station in Lake Placid, Florida US. (


Opening ceremonies will begin on Wednesday February 4 at 12:30 pm.  Depending on the number of speakers and presentations, the meeting should conclude early Friday afternoon on February 6th.  Please make note of this and schedule your travels accordingly. Meeting details including transportation, lodging, meeting registration and presentation criteria can be found at:


The registration deadline for the meeting is JANUARY 16, 2009.


The deadline for title and abstract submission is JANUARY 9, 2009

Please send titles and abstracts to:


Registration, meal, and lodging fees are payable to Archbold Biological Station.

Pre payment not required -- See registration form for fee schedule at:


As always, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. I look forward to a great turnout.




John P. Walz

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

2099 University Ave West

St. Paul, Minnesota US 55104

Office: 651-643-8388