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Thursday, May 25 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Protect and Conserve Pollinators and Natural Enemies in our Landscapes
Insects provide beneficial ecosystem services such as biological control of plant feeding insects, and pollination of food crops and flowering plants in natural and managed environments. Beneficial insects can be negatively affected in managed and disturbed environments. This presentation will briefly discuss measures towards protecting and conserving these insects, including the use of flowering plants, with some emphasis on descriptions of beneficial insects and their identification and diversity.

Speakers
avatar for Rebeccah Waterworth

Rebeccah Waterworth

Post-doctoral Associate, University of Maryland
Rebeccah is a post-doctoral associate in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland. She joined Dr. Paula Shrewsbury’s lab in April 2015 after completing her degree at University of California at Riverside. While in California, she worked on projects that focused... Read More →



Thursday May 25, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Charles C. Carroll Room