Regular MES lectures/meetings are held the 3rd Friday of each of the 6 months coinciding with the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) academic year. Lectures/meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., in Room 004 (one floor below the street level), Biological Sciences Building, UMBC. Bring a friend and specimens, observations, and books to share. Refreshments will be provided. Presentations are scheduled to begin at 7:15 p.m.
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Title: On some insects associated with our local Apocynaceae, with side trips to the Caribbean and Horn of Africa. Speaker: Warren E. Steiner, Jr., Research Collaborator, Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution
Title: Status of wild native bee populations in Maryland Speaker: Sam Droege, Native Bee Lab, Wildlife Biologist, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS
Title: Despicable Mites: Recent Findings in the study of Tropilaelaps mercedesae and Varroa destructor. Speaker: Dr. Samuel Ramsey – USDA Bee Lab
Title: Cicadas-Brood X Speaker: Dr. Mike Raupp
Title: What Makes a Mosquito a Good Vector. Speaker: Dr. Mike Turrell
Topic: Members Presentations TBD