Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

Smallholder farmers are the champions for climate change mitigation
Ecology graduate student and Insect Biodiversity Fellow Edward Amoah discusses the PlantVillage Carbon Capture System for agroforestry in Kenya.

PlantVillage receives Cisco Foundation grant to help communities capture carbon
Planting trees will help farms in Africa adapt to climate change and draw down carbon
Penn State reminds public of policy limiting access to Rock Springs facility
Protecting the integrity of that research is critical, so the college is issuing a reminder that entry into the agricultural research center is limited to authorized personnel only.
Penn State Master Gardeners present workshop in Hampton on biodiversity, pollinators and design
A Garden and Landscape Symposium hosted by Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County will feature topics more far-reaching than the latest trends in horticulture.


Upcoming Seminars & Events

Entomology Departmental Seminar
Michael Wolfin, Penn State University
Use of novel attract and kill technology to control mushroom flies
on mushroom farms

Friday, April 22 @ 10:10-11 AM. 101 Thomas Building
Penn State Extension Webinar
Forestry and Wildlife Extension Educators and Faculty
Advice from the Deep Woods: Invasive and Competing Forest Plants
Thursday, April 21 @ 12:00 PM. Preregister online, free
Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Stone Valley Forest Expo: An exhibition of research focused on Pennsylvania ecosystems, natural areas, their management, and people
Wednesday, April 20 @ 1:30-6:00 PM. Shaver’s Creek.
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