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entomology News Archive

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



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

February 16, 2017 — 
Entomologist Alejandro Costamagna shares his thoughts



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'


BEE / HOUSE / LAB: International Design Competition was launched in March 2016, as a way to involve designers, architects and students in creating better homes for bees.

Bee houses win sustainability award

October 11, 2016 — 
BEE / HOUSE / LAB, an international bee house design competition launched by the University of Manitoba in 2016, won a high honour

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Free Press, CBC: City combats forest tent caterpillar outbreak

May 31, 2016 — 
There’s nothing out of the ordinary

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TVO: Mosquito Swat Team

May 26, 2016 — 
Watch this discussion on the perils of killing mosquitoes


Knaves turn’d Honest

Bee squad brings ‘A’ game to competition

May 18, 2016 — 
Competition challenged participants to create a bee house for 80-100 solitary nesting bees, a species under threat from habitat loss

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Office of Sustainability

Wpg Sun: University of Manitoba buzzing about bee house design competition

April 27, 2016 — 
Have you ever wanted to design a house but thought it might be too much to do?


Solitary nesting bees, like this native leafcutter bee, will get better houses that will augment their numbers through a University of Manitoba open competition.

Bee Q&A

March 22, 2016 — 
What's up with bees needing our help?

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CBC: Design competition gives Winnipeg bees homes

March 4, 2016 — 
These are for bees that are already found within the city


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