Jan 052017
 

532nd Monthly Meeting

January 20th, 2017

University of Connecticut

All monthly meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in insects, please join us! Members may bring exhibits for show-and-tell. If you have photos, video, or other media to share, please email the society at ctentsoc@gmail.com.

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Meeting:

  • 7:30pm, University of Connecticut
  • Biology and Physics Building room 130, 91 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269
  • Please park in the lot near the visitor’s center (across from North Garage). Parking on the road, or in student lots near the dorms, risks getting a ticket.

Dinner:

  • 6:00 p.m. at Willington Pizza, 25 River Road (Route 32), Willington, CT 06279

 

Speaker: Dr. Anne Averill, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Title: Pollinator Health in Agricultural Systems

Bio: Dr. Averill completed her undergraduate studies at Smith College, her PhD in Entomology at UMass-Amherst, and Post-Doctoral work at Cornell University.  Currently, she is a professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation at UMass-Amherst where she is co-Director and Honors advisor for the Environmental Science undergraduate major and where she conducts research on insect behavior, ecology, and management in cranberry. Her current studies focus largely on native pollinator health and diversity, with much of the work on the impacts of pathogens, pollen availability, and pesticides on bumble bees in agroecosystems.

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