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My name is Kevin Floate. Back in 1985, I became a member of the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) and found it to be a warm and supportive organization. I’ve since undertaken a number of roles, because I enjoy a challenge, but also because I believe that it is important to give back to the […]
To mark the publication of the Emerald Ash Borer special issue from The Canadian Entomologist, guest editors Chris MacQuarrie and Krista Ryall from Natural Resources Canada have co-authored this blog post about the issue. In 2002, residents of Detroit, Michigan noticed something was killing their ash trees. Ash trees in North America are susceptible to […]
The following is a guest post by Staffan Lindgren When I started teaching Invertebrate Zoology in the mid-1990’s, students were required to write term papers as one of the tools for evaluation. With a fairly heavy teaching load, this approach became somewhat unmanageable given relatively high enrollment, in particular since I feel that it […]
Do you have a good taxonomic knowledge of Canadian arthropods? Are you an awesome, champion collector? Do you want an excuse to spend a few days geeking out over lovely terrain and catching lovely wildlife? Well, the Biological Survey of Canada, the Royal BC Museum and the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative want you to […]