Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

Grozinger receives National Academy's Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Christina Grozinger, Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be honored by the National Academy of Sciences for helping the world understand how to address the crisis of global declines in pollinator populations.

Feral colonies provide clues for enhancing honey bee tolerance to pathogens

Understanding the genetic and environmental factors that enable some feral honey bee colonies to tolerate pathogens and survive the winter in the absence of beekeeping management may help lead to breeding stocks that would enhance survival of managed colonies, according to a study led by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Spotted lanternfly experts debunk myths about the prodigious, pestilent pest

As the spotted lanternfly extension associate in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Heather Leach often receives calls and emails from concerned citizens about the insect interloper.

Pollinator pavilion wins top award from NY Center for Architecture

The Pollinators Pavilion occupies a prominent role at the entrances of Old Mud Creek Farm and Hudson Carbon at 67 Pinewood Road, Hudson, NY. It is visible from the busy Route 9 and seeks to elicit awareness from the farming, cultural and educational communities in the Hudson Valley for the vital role of native pollinators in supporting our ecosystems.


Upcoming Seminars & Events

Global Perspectives in Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management Seminar Series (TODAY, Jan 25 @ 11:00)
IPPM in the developed vs. developing world
By Sulav Paudel - AgResearch New Zealand
Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action Symposium Series (Wednesday, Jan 26 @ 1:25)
The Value of Biodiversity, Week 2
Featuring Melissa Kreye, Derrick Taff, Lilly Zeitler and Bronwen Powell, Penn State
Global Perspectives in Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management Seminar Series (Tuesday, Feb 2 @ 11:00)
Case Study: pests and pollinators in urban/developed areas
By Drs. Kim Skyrm (MA apiary inspector) & Cristina Botías (EBD-CSIC)
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