Archive | July 2013

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A Common Name for Every Beetle

By Laura Timms, Chair of the ESC Common Names Committee —— Hello, The Common Names Committee of the Entomological Society of Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Wildlife Service (Environment Canada), is planning a project to develop common names for all beetles in Canada. We are looking for to hire contractors to assist in developing […]

Insects & Wine

By Staffan Lindgren, University of Northern BC and 2nd Vice President of the ESC ————– A few weeks ago my most recently graduated Master’s student took a few days off to attend the UNBC convocation ceremony. Knowing her former supervisor’s fondness of red wine (which several of my other graduate students have magically discovered as […]