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Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

NEWSLETTER
Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
See below for the latest stories from our Centers. For more information, please visit the CPR or IBC websites or follow us on Twitter. If you have news stories to contribute, please email us at Natalie.Boyle@psu.edu.

Featured News Stories

Bug of the Month: March

'Stick’ around to read about the common walkingstick!

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New PSU Extension note on Jorō spiders
 
Jorō spiders are large, introduced spiders. Despite sensationalist reports, they are harmless to people

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Intro to Beekeeping Maymester course - now accepting students!
 
This Spring, CPR members Natalie Boyle and Kate Anton are offering ENT497: Introduction to beekeeping, which will provide hands-on and classroom instruction on the biology, history, and management of both honey bees and mason bees as essential pollinators of wild and managed ecosystems

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EPA Expected to Extend Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides
 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to approve a proposal to extend the use of four neonicotinoids for the next 15 years

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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Ecology Colloquium: Graduate Research Seminars
Lily Cao & Grace Gutierrez, Penn State
Wednesday, March 16 @ 12:20 pm ET. Free, online.
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
Penn State Department of Entomology Seminar Series
Tobias Züst, University of Zürich
Chemical novelty in plant defense: causes, consequences, and coevolution
Friday, March 18 @ 10:10 am. Free, online
Penn State Extension; Spring Garden Series
PSU Master Gardeners
Meet the Pollinators and Certify Your Pollinator Garden
Monday, March 21 @ 6:30 pm ET. Register by Mar 18 for $5
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