Entries by Jordan Bannerman

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National insect appreciation day

On June 8th, we invite you to celebrate National Insect Appreciation Day (NAIAD) with thousands of insect enthusiasts, amateurs, and professionals all across Canada. This year, the in-person activities scheduled for NAIAD were canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it will still be possible to participate in the “insect picture challenge” on social media. We […]

2020 Joint Annual Meeting Cancelled

We regret to announce that JAM2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank everyone involved for their efforts in organizing and supporting the meeting to this point. We hope everyone stays safe and healthy during this time and we will see you at future ESAB and ESC meetings. The Annual Meeting of […]

Entomological Society of America. Third-Annual International Branch Virtual Symposium, April 27-29, 2020

This free global event will feature three days of video and virtual poster presentations focused on: Monday, 27 April 2020: Chemical Ecology. Speakers: John Beck, Charles Midega, Zainulabeuddin ‘Zain’ Syed (Baldwyn Torto, org.) Tuesday, 28 April 2020: Genetics, including Insect Molecular Genetics. Speakers: Ehab Abouheif, Ryan Rego, Denise Steinbach (Isobel Ronai, org.) and General Posters […]

ESC and COVID–19: Update 15 April 2020

2020 International Congress of Entomology (ICE) On 25 March 2020, it was announced that ICE would be postponed until 2021, and this was communicated to ESC members by Eblast on 27 March. As this was past the deadline for refunding of registrations (1 March 2020), refunds are not available following the postponement announcement. ESC has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Travel awards for the international congress of entomology

ESC is offering three awards of $850 each to help support ESC student members attending the International Congress of Entomology (ICE) in Helsinki, Finland, 19–24 July 2020. Eligibility Applicants must: · Be an undergraduate or graduate student in a Canadian University · At the time of application have paid ESC membership for the 2020 membership […]

Meeting Announcement

The next annual meeting of the Entomological Society of Manitoba will be held October 25-26, 2019.  The theme is “Insects Behave!” and will feature Keynote Speaker Bernie Roitberg, Simon Fraser University.  We hope that you can join us! See https://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~fieldspg/meetings.html for more details.