Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

Student receives Fulbright to study honey bee health, behavior in Kenya
Darcy Gray, a graduate student in Penn State's intercollege graduate degree program in ecology, is studying honey bees in Kenya.
Farmers are overusing insecticide on seeds, with mounting harmful effects on nature
Almost every field corn seed planted this year in the United States will be coated with neonicotinoids, the most widely used class of insecticides in the world.
Youngs pledge estate gift to create scholarship, support Arboretum at Penn State
The Thomas A. and Mary Jo Young Woodland Gardens in The Arboretum at Penn State, encompassing approximately seven acres, will provide a connection between the current H. O. Smith Botanic Gardens and the Arboretum’s Hartley Wood

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science
Distinguished Speaker Series
Jessica Hellman, University of Minnesota
Answering the call for a new climate science
Thursday, March 17 @ 3 pm. 312 Ag. Engineering
Bee Biogeography and Systematics Talks
Phylogeny and biogeography of cleptoparasitic nomadine bees:
Epeolini and Nomada

Wednesday, March 30 @ 11 am. Register online for free.
The Arboretum at Penn State, Winter Programming
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