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2018 Entomological Collections Management Workshop in San Francisco, California

Last week, I attended the 2018 Entomological Collections Management Workshop, held at the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) in San Francisco, California. This was an intensive 4-day workshop run by the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) aimed at educating and training … Continue reading

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Illustrating Metamorphosis with Maria Sibylla Merian

This post is the fifth in a short blog series featuring important figures in the history of natural history. Maria Sibylla Merian is considered one of the most important naturalists of the 17th  century. Though she was well known during … Continue reading

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The Great Insect Fair at Penn State – Recap & Photo Gallery

Entomophiles near and far flocked to State College this past weekend for the 23rd annual Penn State University Great Insect Fair. There were bugs to eat, bugs to see, bugs to hold, bugs galore! The Snider Ag Arena filled with … Continue reading

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The Great Insect Fair

This Saturday, September 10, Penn State University celebrates the annual Great Insect Fair at the Ag Arena from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by and check out the Frost’s exhibit among the fair’s many other entomological activities and attractions. The museum’s … Continue reading

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Video Games Leveled Up My Love of Nature

My story begins in high school. I was already set on becoming an entomologist and I had played my fair share of computer and Sega games while growing up. It was in high school when I was going back and … Continue reading

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