REGISTRATION FOR THE JOINT ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETIES OF AMERICA, CANADA AND BRITISH COLUMBIA IS NOW OPEN!

Registration for in-person and virtual attendance is available ESC members should have received an Eblast with codes to enter to obtain their membership discount.  If you are a member, but have not received the Eblast, please contact info@esc-sec.ca. To register, go to https://entsoc.org/events/annual-meeting/registration    

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Science Meets Policy: webinar 2

The Science-Policy Committee in coordination with the Student and Early Professional Affairs Committee are excited to announce the second webinar in our webinar mini-series titled “Science Meets Policy”. Our second webinar will focus on the intersection of science and policy for entomology in working lands which will be held on Friday April 1st, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. The goal of this webinar is to highlight key areas where science informs policy relevant to entomology in the…

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2022 Ed Becker Conference Travel Awards

Hello ESC-Student Members! Great news from the ESC Board about the availability of 15 Ed Becker Conference Travel Awards of $500 to be used for students to travel to JAM 2022 and present a talk or poster in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Conference Centre overlooking the harbour. Seal and seagull sightings are almost guaranteed from the conference room windows. Many thanks to the Dufault Foundation for their generous donation that allows us increased…

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JAM 2022: ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN

10-minute Papers, Posters, and Infographics Share Your Science Submissions for 10-minute papers, posters, and infographics are now open! Abstracts are due June 3, 2022. To offer extra flexibility, presenters may change their presentation format from live in Vancouver to pre-recorded virtual presentation through September 19. Why Present? One of the best ways to make an impact in the entomological community is to present your research. By presenting at the Joint Annual Meeting, you can connect…

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Free Open Access Publishing in The Canadian Entomologist!

On January 1, 2022 the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) signed a Read-Publish (R-P) agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP), the publisher of The Canadian Entomologist (TCE). R-P agreements provide unlimited reading and Open Access publishing at no cost to authors affiliated with participating institutions. The CRKN represents 42 academic institutions across Canada.  CUP has...

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Entomological Society of Canada adopts spongy moth as new common name for Lymantria dispar

(français au dessous) The Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) has adopted the common name of ‘spongy moth’ for Lymantria dispar. This decision was made following an application to the common names committee of the ESC to adopt spongy moth as the new English common name of this insect. This application was reviewed by the committee...

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“Science Meets Policy” Webinar Series

Webinar 1 – Insect Conservation Friday March 4th, 2022, 1 – 2pm EST Hello ESC members, The Science-Policy Committee in coordination with the Student and Early Professional Affairs Committee are excited to announce our upcoming webinar mini-series titled “Science Meets Policy”. Our first webinar will focus on the intersection of science and policy in insect...

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Call for nominations: Societal Director (Second Vice-President) and Director at Large

The Entomological Society of Canada is seeking enthusiastic members to take on leadership roles in the Society. A Director at Large and a Societal Director (Second Vice President) will be selected by members via an online ballot. The Director at Large will serve on the Governing Board for three years, while the Second Vice President...

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