The Entomological Society of Canada has developed an interesting web site. Information to be found there includes:
A brief History of the Entomological Society of Canada.
Information about Entomology in Canada including sections on "What is entomology", "Insects and entomology in Canada", "Entomologists in Canada", and "Preparing for a career in entomology".
Roles of the Entomological Society of Canada.
A listing of the 1997/98 Executive Council, Trustees, Scientific Editors, Directors and Regional Directors.
A list of Committees and their representatives.
Affiliated Societies, i.e. regional entomological societies, including names of society officers and a link to the regional society’s web page where applicable.
Annual Meetings (dates, location and contact information).
Periodical Publications including information about The Canadian Entomologist, the Bulletin and Memoirs. The tables of contents for The Canadian Entomologist are available from Vol. 128, Issue 6 to 129, Issue 5. A list of published memoirs is also provided.
Entomology Links including Associations / Societies, Collections / Museums, Commerc-ial Suppliers, Government agencies, Pest management, Publications and Universities.
Common Names of Insects in Canada. This section has the 1997 corrections for the ESC common names disk. The entire common names list will soon be available on line and as a downloadable file.
Calendar of Entomological Events with relevant links if available.
Newsletter Articles. Selected articles. The current article is entitled "Integrated Pest Management Programs for Colorado Potato Beetles in Canada" by Gilles Boiteau.
A Membership Application for membership in the Society.
Entomology Education in Canada. This Directory was prepared by members of the Student Affairs Committee (SAC) of the Entomological Society of Canada in June 1997 and lists post-secondary institutions in Canada that offer training in entomology, that includes course work, supervision of entomological research and internet entomology courses. Information provided includes research and academic facilities, list of faculty and their research interests, courses offered, financial support, admission and enquiries information.
Books for Sale currently has information about "Diseases and Pests of Vegetable Crops in Canada" and "Microbial Control of Grasshoppers and Locusts".
The home page also includes a link to the web site of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods).
The web site is maintained by D. Barry Lyons. Suggestions for additional material are welcome.
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