In the Media

Ferrington [3/25/18] Prof. Len Ferrington and his students are researching diet and climate change as factors in trout growth rates in the Driftless Area of Southeastern MN. Read more about it in the Star Tribune

Ward [3/28/18] Sam Ward wins the 2018
Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes the top graduate
student in the field of forest entomology in western North America.

Congratulations Sam!

Ward [3/28/18] Sam Ward wins the 2018
Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes the top graduate
student in the field of forest entomology in western North America.

Congratulations Sam!

NCB logo[3/21/18] Congratulations to UMN Entomology  NCB Award winners!
All our students made excellent presentations- excellent work everyone!

[3/15/18] Sujaya Rao, Department Head, Bill Hutchison, Awards Committee Chair, and Tim Kurtti have streamlined the application/recommendation process this year so please review the Fellowship Announcement Document before you begin your application or recommendation - Thank you and Good Luck!

Rob Venette[3/8/18] In response to a call for nominations, ESA President Michael Parrella, Ph.D., nominated Robert Venette, Ph.D., director of the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center in CFANS, to serve on the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC), which operates as an advisory body for the National Invasive Species Council (NISC). NISC provides high-level interdepartmental coordination of Federal invasive species actions and works with other Federal and non-Federal groups to address invasive species issues at the national level. Read the nomination letter from ESA to the National Invasive Species Council. Congratulations Rob!

Cariveau[1/16/18] The Cariveau Lab is planning a study of bee habitats for the coming summer. They will look at plot size, impacts of surrounding landscapes, and the cost and efficacy of seed mixes.

We wish them good weather and great data!

Brian Aukema[12/12/17] Professor Brian Aukema and Fraser McKee describe how these tiny native bark burrowers show us the drastic effects of even minor climate changes in this Star Tribune article.

ESA Butterfly [11/10/17] ESA 2017 was an amazing event, and a great showcase of UMN talent. Three graduate students were invited symposia speakers, and seven recieved the ESA President's Prize. One faculty member was chosen as an ESA Honorary Member, and another as a Fellow. Congratulations everyone!

Vera Krischik[11/1/17] Prof. Vera Krischik gives Popular Science tips on keeping gardens pesticide free.

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