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Alaska Entomological Society Sixth Meeting, 25-26 Jan 2013
Alaska Department of Natural Resources large conference room, 3700 Airport Way, Fairbanks (DNR Building; Actually on Sportsman’s Way across from Fred Meyer West gas station. Enter via employee’s entrance – door next to loading dock. Large conference room is straight in, jog right, then jog left)
Friday, 25 January
1900-2100 Optional social, Derek Sikes residence
Saturday, 26 January, Location: DNR Large Conference Room
0900-0920 Welcome, introductions, general announcements
0920-0945 Round robin of entomological activities in Alaska (Bioblitz, new projects, classes, opportunities, other – bring your idea or announce your project!)
0945-1005 The University of Alaska Museum Insect Collection’s switch to using Arctos: A review of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Derek Sikes, UAF, UAM.
1005-1020 A first look at defoliation events on the Kenai Peninsula from 2000-2012 using MODIS data. Matt Bowser, USFWS.
1035-1055 Developing an improved trapping tool to survey cerambycid beetles: evaluation of trap type, height, habitat, and lure composition. Liz Graham, USDA Forest Service.
1055-1120 White Sweetclover, Pollination and Berry Production: What’s the Buzz? Christa Mulder, Katie Villano, and Laura Schneller, UAF.
1120-1135 Systematics of Alaskan Aegialites Beetles: Extremely Endemic or Oversplit?. Casey Bickford, UAF, UAM.
1135-1155 Denali Bug Camp 2012. Sayde Ridling, UAF, UAM.
1300-1315 The 2012 Red Admiral invasion of Alaska, and other lepidopteran oddities. Ken Philip, Alaska Lepidoptera Survey, UAF, UAM.
1315-1330 Forest insect conditions in Alaska. James Kruse, USDA Forest Service.
1330-1333 An origami unit tray in three minutes flat. Matt Bowser, USFWS.
1400-1600 Society business meeting
1600-1630 Bin items, farewell