Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

December Entomologist Flyer
Entomologist of the Month: December
While Charles Henry Turner studied a diverse array of topics throughout his career, some of his most influential work addressed ant and bee learning and behavior.
Policy for Pollinators
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is phasing in a ban of the sale and distribution of Japanese barberry in favor of more pollinator-attractive plants.
PlantVillage matching fund combats global hunger
The Hopper-Dean family has kickstarted a campaign with $500,000 and will match other gifts 1:1 up to a total of $2 million over the next two years.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

PSU Entomology Department Seminar
Title to be determined
Joseph Keller, Penn State University
Fri, Dec 3 @ 11:10 am, 107 Forest Resources Building
Cornell Biogeochemistry Lecture Series
Insights from Mapping the Functional Diversity of Forests and Reefs
Greg Asner, Arizona State University
Fri, Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm, MSC W203 (and online)
The Arboretum at Penn State, Fall-Winter Programming
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