About the Biological Survey


BSC Publications
Scientific Monographs

Scientific Briefs


Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Information Resources
Database of Entomologists

Canadian Locality Database

Specimens Sought

Information for Students

Mailing list (listserv)

Other sites of interest

Scientific Projects
Summary of all projects

Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands

Northern Biodiversity Program

Arthropods of Newfoundland


About the Canadian Fauna
Canada's Insect Fauna

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification





Database of Entomologists:
This database of personnel is maintained by the Secretariat to provide a source of readily available information on individuals interested in the systematics and faunistics of the terrestrial arthropods of Canada.
Board of Directors
The BSC is a not-for-profit organization managed by a Board of Directors. Directors are elected by BSC members for a two-year period.

BSC Members
Membership in the BSC is free and open to those who are interested in Canada's biodiversity, particularly with respect to the arthropods. All are welcome to join, and membership includes receipt of the newsletter twice per year, and voting rights at the annual AGM. All members are encouraged to become actively involved in BSC projects, or to run for the positions on the Board of Directors.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the BSC, please send an email to BiologicalSurvey@gmail.com giving your contact information, as well as a brief statement of your biodiversity interests.


Hugh Danks was the Head of the Biological Survey from 1977 until he retired on August 31, 2007.

BSC Board of Directors
The BSC is a not-for-profit organization managed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors for 2011-2013 includes:

John Acorn
University of Alberta
Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1
Patrice Bouchard
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
960 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Héctor A. Cárcamo
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
5403 - 1 Avenue S.
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1
Doug Currie
Department of Natural History
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queens Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6
Donna Giberson
Department of Biology
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
David Langor
Canadian Forest Service
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 - 122 Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 3S5
Jade Savage
Bishop's University
Department of Biology
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z7
Joe Shorthouse
Laurentian University
Department of Biology
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
Terry A Wheeler
McGill University
Lyman Entomolocial Museum
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9



For further information, please contact:

Biological Survey of Canada
c/o Entomological Society of Canada
393 Winston Avenue,  Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1Y8  Canada



This page last updated 04/23/2012