Perhaps overlooked in the public eye upon its release in September, a new “framework” report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is none the less a vital step forward in the nation’s efforts to better support and coordinate the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases. Here’s a closer look at the report and what’s next in this critical public-health pursuit.
Meet Olivia Goodreau, the teenage founder of the LivLyme Foundation, creator of the TickTracker app, and public policy advocate for tick-borne disease legislation.
At the 2019 Science Policy Tour on collaborative approaches to resistance management, the Weed Science Society of America partnered with Entomological Society of America to share learnings from an Iowa demonstration project.
Seeing is believing, and showing your legislators your science in an interactive, hands-on setting can inform them about how their decisions affect the systems and organisms entomologists care so much about.
National issues get the lion's share of attention, but local and state policy is just as important to citizens within any given community. Here are 15 tips for entomologists looking to advocate for their science in their own communities.