Janzen, Goff and Sheppard – Icons of Decomposition Ecology and Applied Outcomes: Where Are We Today?

You are cordially invited to a webinar by Dr. Jeffery K. Tomberlin from the Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, USA. Janzen, Goff and Sheppard – Icons of Decomposition Ecology and Applied Outcomes: Where Are We Today? Time 9.00 AM – 10.00 AM (GMT+8) 8.00 PM – 9.00 PM (GMT-5) Date 29 September 2021 – Wednesday (GMT+8) 28 September 2021 – Tuesday (GMT-5) Registration Free Location Google Meet (https://meet.google.com/mpk-xdvi-tyz) Youtube Live (https://youtu.be/NEdKwan6Bn8) E-certificates will be provided. You…

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A new invasive weevil that is turning berry buds into duds in British Columbia

A new invasive weevil that is turning berry buds into duds in British Columbia By Michelle Franklin, Paul Abram, and Tracy Hueppelsheuser   Most of the weevils we find in raspberry and strawberry fields in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia (BC) are nocturnal, so you would be hard pressed to find adult weevils without venturing out at night with your headlamp or flashlight.  However, in 2019 a curious small black weevil was observed during…

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Meeting announcement – International Society of Chemical Ecology

Meeting announcement – International Society of Chemical Ecology We would like to invite you to attend the annual general meeting 5-10 September, 2021. For the first time ever the ISCE annual meeting will be an entirely virtual meeting but numerous mechanisms have been built into the program and platform being used to host the meeting, to facilitate interaction by delegates with each other and the content. The theme of the conference “Chemical Ecology and Sustainable…

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Graduate Student Showcase 2021: Call for Applications

Graduate Student Showcase 2021: Call for Applications Graduate students are invited to apply to present their research at the Graduate Student Showcase (GSS), held during the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Ontario (Nov 15-18, 2021). The purpose of the GSS is to provide a high-profile opportunity for graduate students near the completion of their degrees to present a more in-depth overview of their thesis research. Applicants…

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Study Invitation: Interference with Environmental Research in Canada

ESC members are invited to a participate in a research study on interference with environmental research in Canada conducted by a Master’s Thesis student from the School of Resource and Environment Studies, at Dalhousie University. Purpose: To document scientists’ perceptions of their ability to conduct and communicate environmental research in Canada. Eligibility: If you are currently working in Canada in the field of environmental studies or sciences, you will be asked to answer questions about…

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Study Invitation: Interference with Environmental Research in Canada

ESC members are invited to a participate in a research study on interference with environmental research in Canada conducted by a Master’s Thesis student from the School of Resource and Environment Studies, at Dalhousie University. Purpose: To document scientists’ perceptions of their ability to conduct and communicate environmental research in Canada. Eligibility: If you are currently working in Canada in the field of environmental studies or sciences, you will be asked to answer questions about…

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Seeking next ESC Treasurer

The Entomological Society of Canada is looking to fill the position of Treasurer, beginning in autumn 2021. Please note that the Treasurer is considered an officer of the Society and is expected to attend the annual meeting of the Governing Board. The Treasurer’s cost of attending this meeting is covered by ESC in the event the Treasurer does not have funding from another source for such expenses. The duties include, but are not limited to,…

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Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe

Insect Olfaction and Taste in 24 Hours Around the Globe From 9am Pacific Daylight Time, Wednesday August 11 to 5pm British Summer Time, Thursday August 12 Co-Hosts: Walter S. Leal, UC Davis, USA Wynand van der Goes van Naters, Cardiff University, UK Coral Warr, La Trobe University, Australia We travel west around the globe Preface by John G. Hildebrand Opening Lecture by Josefina del Mármol Confirmed Invited/Keynote Speakers: Richard Benton, Greg Jefferis, Leslie Vosshall, Ke…

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Seeking Next ESC Bulletin Editor

Seeking next ESC Bulletin Editor Following notification that Cedric Gillott intends to resign as Bulletin Editor at the end of 2021, the Entomological Society of Canada is seeking his replacement. The Bulletin Editor is an officer of the Society and reports to the Society’s Board of Directors. The principal duties of the Bulletin Editor are twofold: 1) To seek and assemble content for each of the four issues published annually; and 2) To conduct technical…

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ESC/ESO 2021 Jam

Please virtually join us for the 2021 Entomological Society of Canada and Entomological Society of Ontario Joint Annual Meeting When: 15–18 November 2021 Where: The virtual meeting will be hosted by Showcare. A dedicated virtual meeting website will be announced in the Fall. Dates to know: Registration opens — July 5th Early-bird deadline — August 9th Presentation submission deadline — September 13th   For more information on the theme of the meeting, keynote speakers and…

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