Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; July 26, 2016 – The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2016. Election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration...

Annapolis, MD; July 19, 2016 -- Since 2009, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has held a contest called "YouTube Your Entomology," which invites entomolo...

Annapolis, MD; July 18, 2016 -- Dr. Allan Felsot, a professor and extension specialist at Washington State University, has been selected to serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and liaison with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Pesticide Programs...

Annapolis, MD; July 14, 2016 --The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has earned a 2016 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its "Summit on the Aedes aegypti Crisis in the Americas," a meeting bringing together entomologists and public-health officials from around the world to discuss the best ways to control the mosquito that transmits Zika and also is the primary transmitter of dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever, making it one of the deadliest animals on the planet...

Annapolis, MD; July 13, 2016 -- The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has approved the selection of two professors from the University of Illinois -- Dr. Sydney A. Cameron and Dr. James B. Whitfield -- to serve as co-editors-in-chief for ESA's newest journal, Insect Systematics and Diversity (ISD)...

Annapolis, MD; July 6, 2016 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) recently released position statements that offer recommendations on how to avoid insect resistance to pesticides and to genetically modified crops...

Annapolis, MD; June 28, 2016 -- This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, and the Entomological Society of America is supporting the effort with a special collection of articles about the Asian tiger mosquito...

Annapolis, MD; June 27, 2016 -- The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 awards. The awards will be presented at the International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida, September 25-30, 2016...

Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 – Tick-borne diseases such as Heartland virus, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious public-health threats. In order to address these threats, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Entomological Society of America, the IPM Institute of North America, and the North Central IPM Center will hold the "Integrated Tick Management Symposium: Solving America’s Tick-Borne Disease Problem" in Washington, DC, May 16-17, 2016...

Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 — Billbugs, a type of weevil that is found from southern Canada to Mexico as well as parts of the Caribbean, are a major pest of turfgrass, a crop that brings in tens of...

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