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How to link to us
To make it easier for Webmasters to link to the AES we've provided the following HTML snippets for you to copy and paste into your Web site.
Linking to the AES
If you would like to link to our site please feel free to use the following code:
<a href="https://www.amentsoc.org/">The Amateur Entomologists' Society - gateway to entomology</a>
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alt="The Amateur Entomologists' Society - gateway to entomology"
Linking to the Bug Club
If you would like to link to the Bug Club site please feel free to use the following code:
<a href="https://www.amentsoc.org/bug-club/">The Bug Club for young entomologists</a>
If you would like to link to use a graphic with your link please download the Bug Club logo (Gif, 2.1K) and upload it to your Web server rather than linking directly to the image here. If you do use our logo please make sure you use descriptive alt text, such as:
alt="The Bug Club for young entomologists"
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