Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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American Association for Professional Apiculturists award nominations due Friday

There are two types of awards offered this award cycle through the AAPA: The Exceptional Student Award and the Extension Activities Award. Nominations are due by Friday April 1.

Bee monitoring workshops seek input on native bee conservation strategies

A series of virtual workshops will be offered from 2021-2024, at which ideas and perspectives from the professional bee monitoring community will be collected to inform strategies for national native bee monitoring practices. 

Friday's entomology seminar will be held in-person at the Arboretum at Penn State

Come to the Arboretum this Friday at 9:30AM to tour the PSU Arboretum Pollinator and Bird Garden with Entomologist Harland Patch and IBC Education Specialist Heather Desorcie

Become A Beekeeper Through ENT 497 Maymester Course
This maymester, Penn State students have the chance to learn about mason bee and honey bee biology and management through ENT 497.
Undergraduate Scholarship Applications Due This Friday

Penn State's Center for Pollinator Research is still seeking applications to fund undergraduate pollinator research during 2022.


Upcoming Seminars & Events

Penn State Extension
PSU Master Gardeners
Monarch Butterflies: Mexico to My Garden
Wednesday, March 26 @ 9:00AM ET Online; $5 Registration
Ecology Colloquium: Graduate Research Seminars
Olivia Trase, Penn State
Wednesday, March 30 @ 12:20 pm ET. Free, online.
SciComm-U Workshop
Chemistry Graduate Student Association, the Eberly College of Science, Office of Science Outreach and Graduate Women in Science
Science Communication and Outreach Workshop
Friday, April 8 @ 12:30-6:00 PM & Saturday, April 9 @ 9:30 AM-5:30 PM. Register online, $5.
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