ENWC Seminar Series

Fall 2017 Seminar Series Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology University of Delaware Monday 11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Room 009 Townsend Hall

September 11 Graduate Student Lunch and Orientation (Graduate students only and all graduate students must attend).  233 Townsend Hall.
September 18 Practice presentations for Wildlife Society Meeting Eric Ness Justin Dion Jake Haus Kaili Stevens (poster) Hannah Clipp (poster)
September 25 NO SEMINAR. Wildlife Society Meeting, Albuquerque, NM
October 2 Stacy Chirnside – Introduction and Safety Training (All graduate students must attend and faculty should attend)
October 9 Gwen Talham, DVM – Animal Care and Use Seminar (All graduate students must attend and faculty should attend)
October 16 Kieth Nislow, U.S. Forest Service – “Landscapes and Riverscapes along the Urban to Rural Continuum in the Northeast US”
October 23 Alicia Berlin, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist, USGS Biological Survey, Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge – “Research on wintering waterfowl & seabirds on Chesapeake Bay & along the Atlantic coast: What we have learned and where we are headed.”
October 30 Practice presentations for ESA meetings? Julian Golec – “Host specificity and adaptation of laboratory reared Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to the invasive pest, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)Sean Boyle – “Categorizing the host foraging preferences of potential biological control agent Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) using different host species’ kairomones”Devon George – “”Effect of release time and diapause on reproductive biology of newly introduced emerald ash borer parasitoid, Oobius agrili, in the Mid-Atlantics.”Ashley Kennedy – “Quantifying carotenoid levels across insect groups to improve understanding of bird-insect food webs”
November 6 NO SEMINAR. ESA Meeting in Denver, CO
November 13   Tara Trammell, Plant and Soil Science, University of Delaware – “Anthropogenic influences on plant-soil interactions in urban ecosystems”
November 20 No seminar.  No classes. Thanksgiving Week
November 27 Kim Craighead “Jaguars and Camera Traps: Habitat use and connectivity in the Mamoní Valley Preserve, Panama”
December 4 Taylor Hagerty – Proposal seminar