In the Media

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.

Raspberry with drosophila[10/17/17] Check out Dr. Bill Hutchison and graduate student Dominique Ebbenga talking with KARE 11 about spotted wing drosophila management in Minnesota small fruit!…/invasive-fruit-fly-damag…/89-2761429

Sujaya Rao [9/29/17] Sujaya Rao, Ph.D., has arrived to begin her new position as head of Entomology. Professor Rao will bring to CFANS enthusiasm and passion for the position and is excited to chart the next course for the department. Welcome Sujaya! 

PRRG[09/06/17] Congratulations to Amy Morey and Rob Venette,  who won an award for their poster "Evaluating the spatial transferability of a pest risk model" at the 11th annual meeting of the International Pest Risk Research Group in Ottawa, ON.  The research was sponsored by the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center. 

Vera Krischik[8/14/17] Professor Vera Krischik has been very busy this summer, appearing on PBS, Minnesota Public Radio, WCCO, Access Minnesota, as a keynote speaker at the Beyond Pesticides Forum, and more! Click through for a fill list of links

Marla Spivak[08/10/17] The ESA elects Fellows in acknowledgement of outstanding contributions to entomology in research, teaching, extension and outreach, administration, or the military. This year, Marla Spivak has been honored along with nine other outstanding entomologists. Congratulations Marla!