Entomology in the High Desert
September 10–13, 2019 – Learn more about the insects of sagebrush country and their importance to the ecosystem. This course will consist of a field trip to observe insects in the field, insect collecting demonstrations, and learning about insect anatomy and ecology in the classroom.
Matt Medeiros (http://www.mattjmedeiros.com/) has been coming to MFS as a student, employee, and biologist since 1995, and has taught Entomology at the high school and college level. He is also an active researcher at UNLV who studies the biodiversity, evolution, and conservation of insects in the Hawaiian Islands.
You will arrive on Tuesday afternoon, September 10 and settle into E Dorm, meet and greet Matt and fellow learners. E Dorm is set up for cooking, the cafeteria will not be open.
Wednesday, September 11th, first full day will be out in the field, Thursday, September 12th, second full day will be on station. You will depart on Friday morning the 13th.
The Field Station will be buzzing this time of year with our Members Meeting!