Youth Education is a vital part of the Community IPM’s efforts to teach younger generations about insects and the major role they play in the environment. This page serves as a hub for educational resources for your child or classroom.
- The Exam Experience June 29, 2016It's been a long time since I've had to take an exam that meant anything. This morning, however, as I sat waiting to be processed to take my pesticide applicator's exam I felt a familiar, almost forgotten feeling. Test anxiety. Can I do this? Sweaty palms. What if I don't pass?After all, I worry, I've […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Correction to LEED reporting June 1, 2016I thought I had vetted my notes on the NCUE meeting last week, but was corrected this weekend on a few critical points by my friend, Dr. Chris Geiger, with the City and County of San Francisco (CSF). Chris is the most knowledgeable entomologist I know when it comes to LEED credit language and IPM, […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Highlights of NCUE May 27, 2016Albuquerque, NM was a beautiful (and tasty)location for this year's NCUE meeting.One of the first professional meetings I attended as a newly minted PhD entomologist was the National Conference of Urban Entomology. Held that year in College Park, Maryland, the meeting was a revelation. Finally, I thought to myself, a gathering of people who understand […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- The Exam Experience June 29, 2016