Emerald Ash Borer University has delivered critical knowledge about EAB and other invasive forest pests via webinar for more than a decade, and lessons learned from that experience can help improve other entomological extension and outreach efforts, as more of them adopt online formats in a post-pandemic world.
Meet Melissa Sánchez Herrera, Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia, damselfly expert, mentor to young scientists, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
A survey of soybean farmers finds misunderstandings about terms such as "economic threshold" and "economic injury level." The results suggest that improved and well-tailored communication efforts could improve adoption of integrated pest management principles.
Tick researchers in Connecticut turn their eye toward their local community with an educational film series about backyard tick management. Learn how the project came together and why it could be a useful model for other entomology-outreach efforts.
Entomology graduate students can be important champions for insect science in the public realm. Here's a beginner's guide to engaging audiences both young and old in insect education, even during our current era of social distancing.