Continental Dialogues Webinar Series

The Continental Dialogue will be convened by The Nature Conservancy and the Entomological Society of America’s “Grand Challenges Agenda for Entomology,” as a short series of webinars focused on the current strategic and planning needs in forest health. These webinars will span from the prevention of the introduction of new pests, through detection and management, all the way to reforestation and biological control organisms. 

Part I: Before the Border

Panelists: Angela Mech, Jiri Hulcr, Leigh Greenwood

December 7, 2021

Continental Dialogue Webinar Series

This virtual meeting of the Continental Dialogue will be convened by The Nature Conservancy and the Entomological Society of America’s “Grand Challenges Agenda for Entomology,” as a short series of webinars focused on the current strategic and planning needs in forest health. These webinars will span from the prevention of the introduction of new pests, through detection and management, all the way to reforestation and biological control organisms.

Webinar I: Before the Border

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 2-5 PM EST

Learn about Public Health Entomology Internships and Fellowships

Are you interested or curious about entomology? Do you want to explore the intersection of entomology and health equity? Do you want to engage in social justice work and science? Would you like to learn about Public Health Entomology as a profession and learn applied entomological strategies to prevent and control vector-borne diseases? Attend this webinar to learn about the PHEFA Internships and Fellowships for MSI students and recent graduates.

NSF Research and Training Opportunities for Entomologists

Join NSF Program Officers to learn about new and ongoing NSF funding opportunities of relevance to entomologists at all career stages. This session will cover how NSF funds research, the grant proposal process, and funding opportunities through Biology core programs and current special solicitations. Overviews of Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) opportunities, the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB), the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER), and the Mid-Career Advancement (MCA) program will be provided.

Communication: A Critical Tool for Combating Invasive Pests

Invasive Species Webinar Series: Part IV -  The Entomological Society of America P-IE Section Invasive Species Wildly Important Goals team is working with USDA APHIS to develop a four-part webinar series that will take place October to December 2021. This presentation will be focused on USDA APHIS communication regarding invasive species, research collaborations with USDA APHIS, as well as jobs at USDA APHIS for those interested in working to detect, regulate, assess the risk of, or communicate about invasive species.