Meet Max Barclay, the Winner of the 2016 ECN Golden Net Award

By Richard Levine Yesterday I got to attend the annual meeting of the Entomological Collections Network (ECN), which is traditionally held just before the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. This time it was held before the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, which starts today in Orlando, Florida. This year, the ECN awarded […]

News from the Entomological Collections Management Workshop in Washington, DC

By Richard Levine An Entomological Collections Management Workshop was held July 18-20, 2016 at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. The purpose of the workshop, which was co-sponsored by the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) and the Entomological Society of America’s Systematics, Evolution and Biodiversity Section, was to train museum curators and others on […]

Entomologists Talk About Their Favorite Insects and Why Collections Are Important

Our planet is teeming with multitudes of fascinating insects and there’s simply no time to study them all! Having a favorite one (for whatever reason) often helps narrow the choice down. In the following video, which was shot at the 2015 meetings of the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) and the Entomological Society of America, Derek […]

Videos from Derek Woller at ECN and ESA Meetings

Derek Woller, a graduate student working in the Song Lab of Insect Systematics and Evolution at the University of Central Florida, made these videos in Austin, TX during the 2013 annual meetings of the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA). The ECN is a long-standing organization whose mission is to […]