Mow Before You Spray, and Other Tips for Protecting Pollinators in Grassy Landscapes

Bee in field

With the right combination of methods, landscape managers can strike an effective balance between pest management and protecting pollinators in turfgrass settings. A new, open-access guide in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) offers an in-depth look at best practices for protecting pollinators such as bees and butterflies while reducing pests in lawns, fields, […]

Podcast from the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

Morgan Jackson and Jonathan Larson, two entomology podcasters, had a conversation recently at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. Science communication continues to be an important field in the entomology world, and podcasts are a dynamic way of connecting with interested learners. In this podcast, Morgan and Jonathan discuss different insect and biology themed shows […]

An Interview with Jonathan Larson, Creator of the Arthro-Pod Podcast

In this video, produced by Jeremy Hemberger and Michael Falk, Jonathan Larson talks about the Arthro-Pod podcast at the 2015 annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Click here to read more about the podcast.

Take Part in the Arthro-Pod Podcast at Entomology 2015

By Jonathan Larson As an extension entomologist, I am always on the lookout for new ways to reach greater numbers of people in order to provide them research-based information and help with insect ID and pest management. In the past other entomologists noted that podcasting presents a way to consistently reach citizens and engage classrooms. […]