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How Stuff Works: What’s the difference between a hornet and a wasp?

October 9, 2019 — 
Entomologist Jason Gibbs helps readers of How Stuff Works understand the difference between wasps and hornets.

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Speyeria atlantis (commonly called Atlantis Fritillary) were collected by former U of M dentistry professor William Christie

A valuable gift of butterflies

May 9, 2019 — 
A former dentistry professor donates a rare collection of butterflies that may answer questions science has yet to ask

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NPR: World’s Largest Bee Is Spotted For First Time In Decades

February 22, 2019 — 
You'd think the world's biggest bee would be easy to find.

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The Gibbis Bee

Finally, a bee for Friendly Manitoba

May 18, 2018 — 
Manitoba, you have a new, smiley face bee

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Maclean’s: The invasion of the biting lady bug in Manitoba

November 7, 2017 — 
“We grow up learning lady beetles are friendly. They’re in kids’ books,” Rochon says.

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Global/CJOB: Local entomologist wants to set the record straight on wasps

August 2, 2017 — 
Try to hate them less

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Ticks on the move

June 9, 2017 — 
A bacterial cattle disease caused by a blood borne pathogen transmitted by ticks has cattle producers on the alert

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Black legged tick

Tips on staying safe during tick season

April 5, 2017 — 
U of M entomologist Kateryn Rochon cautions that tick season is upon us, and we should be vigilant

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MB Co-Operator: Preserve natural habitat and enjoy free pest control

February 16, 2017 — 
Entomologist Alejandro Costamagna shares his thoughts

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CBC: U of M lab abuzz after bee house wins sustainability design award

October 12, 2016 — 
'A group of researchers and students at the University of Manitoba have won an international sustainability design award for a set of bee houses they created on campus'

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