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ESA News

Ken Ward, an entomologist at Alabama A&M, is featured in this TV news video on what makes people attractive to mosquitoes. Watch the video below.
Erin Mills, an entomologist with the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is featured in this video about crazy ants and how they are displacing fire ant populations in Texas. Watch the video below.  
Insects are a great resource and offer opportunities for food and for feed. The technical consultancy I was invited to participate in at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy,...
Tracy Leskey (USDA-ARS, Appalachian Fruit Research Station) and Michael Raupp (University of Maryland) appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show, where they talked about the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). First seen in...
Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association and a ten-year ESA member, appears in this TV news video on the 2013 cicada invasion of the east coast. The video, which is in Question...
In this article, Neal H. Haskell, BCE, a forensic entomology consultant, is interviewed about his work as a forensic entomology consultant to hundreds of law enforcement agencies across North America. He has appeared on...
Edward Bechinski, a professor at the University of Idaho, is featured in this TV news video on a recent carpenter ant invasion. "They're simply coming out of the nest where they spent the winter and they have...
Richard C. Back, 91, died peacefully March 31, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, NY, with his family at his side. Richard had previously resided in Irvington, NY, Washington, DC, Jacksonville, FL, and...
Lauren Weidner, a Rutgers graduate student in entomology, studies maggots in her lab. And according to this article, her research in the growing field of forensic entomology could make her the state’s most...
At an age when most kids were sitting on the family room floor watching Captain Kangaroo, Andy Brower was running across the green hills of Trinidad, watching his parents collect butterflies. Both were renowned...
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This edition of eNews contains news about ESA Past President Rob Wiedenmann testifying before Congress, a reminder to send photos for the 2015 World of Insects Calendar, a call for function requests for...
This edition of eNews contains news about the Florida Entomological Society co-locating their 2016 annual meeting with the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, and a call for symposium ideas...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA letters to key House appropriations subcommittees, tha approval of a bill to eliminate permits for spraying pesticides over water, EPA...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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Lanham, MD; April 24 2014 – ESA has begun accepting entries for the 2014 YouTube Your Entomology Video Contest. For the sixth year in a row, this contest gives ESA members the opportunity to showcase their talents...
Annapolis, MD; April 24, 2014 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is very pleased to announce that it has assumed ownership of the Journal of Insect Science from the University of Wisconsin.
Annapolis, MD; April 10, 2014 – Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior,...
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