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#ESCJAM2020 conference to continue as planned

March 16, 2020

The #ESCJAM2020 is scheduled for 18-21 Oct this year in Calgary. The local organizing committee is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely as it develops. As of now, we are planning for the conference to continue as planned. However, we will follow the recommendations of public health officials and the Government of Canada and do what’s best for our members. If there are any changes, we will let everyone know as soon as possible.

Announcing Eagle Hill Institute’s seminars on Entomology in 2020

Eagle Hill is on the coast of eastern Maine between Acadia National Park and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Jun 28 – Jul 4 … Native Bees: Biology, Ecology, Identification and Conservation … Sara Bushmann and Kalyn Bickerman-Martens
  • Jul 5 – 11 … Tracks and Signs of Insects and Other Invertebrates … Charley Eiseman
  • Jul 26 – Aug 1 … Moths and Butterflies: Identification, Specimen Preparation, and Taxonomy … Paul Dennehy
  • Aug 9 – 15 … Spider Ecology, Identification, Biology, and Photography … Kefyn Catley
  • Aug 23 – 29 … Trichoptera of Eastern North America: Morphology, Molecular Systematics, Ecology, and New Research Directions … John Morse and Paul Frandsen
The following flyer has links to individual seminar flyers: https://madmimi.com/s/cb87401
For general information and a complete calendar: https://www.eaglehill.us/programs/nhs/nhs-calendar.shtml

office@eaglehill.us … 207-546-2821 Ext 4

Introducing a New Entomological Society of Canada Membership Category – The “Entomology Enthusiast”

Who is an Entomology Enthusiast?

  • An individual engaged in entomological pursuits such as collecting, learning about, observing
    or photographing insects as a pastime.
  • BUT not eligible for any other ESC membership category. That is, someone who doesn’t
    derive a significant amount of their income from entomological activity, such as those
    working as or training to become a professional entomologist.

What are the Benefits of an Entomology Enthusiast?

  • Approximately 50% discount from Regular ESC membership fees
  • On-line access to all issues of the Canadian Entomologist, all Memoirs ever published, and
    the Bulletin of ESC
  • Discounts for entomology books from some publishers.
  • Reduced registration fees for the ESC Annual Meeting
  • Opportunities to interact with other entomologists from across Canada

Enjoy and learn with others who are passionate about insects! Join today! 

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Meeting Announcement

The Entomological Society of Saskatchewan fall meeting, December 6, 2019, will be held from 1:30-3:00 at the Saskatoon Research and Development Centre.  For more information visit the ESS website.

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Meeting Announcement

The 2020 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Alberta will be held on Oct 18-21, 2020 at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary, Alberta. We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Dr. Laura Lavine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology at Washington State University. Dr. Lavine specializes in the evolution of adaption, and how insects can rapidly adjust to their environments. Also, save the date of Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 for an exciting field trip, details to come!  For more information on JAM 2020, please visit the meeting website.

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Association Coordinator: info@esc-sec.ca

ESC President: ESCPresident@esc-sec.ca

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