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ENWC 205 Insects and Society

Lives of insects, emphasizing interactions with humans. Basic insect identification, structure, function, behavior, ecology, evolution, pest control and impact on human society, history and culture.

3 credit hours

 

ENWC 311 Insects in Agricultural and Urban Environments

Examination of a selection of insects associated with crops, forests, natural areas, gardens, and yards. Emphasis is on getting to know key features of a representation of insect species in the agricultural and urban environments that affect the life and commerce of people including their impactful significance and ecological associations.

3 credit hours

Agricultural Entomology

 

MOVIE

Dr. Hiltpold actively participated in a documentary on plant insect interactions podcasted on the European channel ARTE (http://www.arte.tv).

 

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Graine de Belette (2011) Event for 9-12 year-old kids, Switzerland

 

National German Bee Keeper Federation annual meeting (2010) Invited extension talk (talk in German), Germany

 

Public debate (2010) “Does ecological GMO’s exist?” Café scientifique, Switzerland

 

Public debate (2009) “Plant cropping induces changes in the environment: evolution, adaptation and selection” BaseCamp09, Switzerland

 

Swiss government representatives meeting (2009) Mandated by the Swiss National Science Foundation to illustrate the success of science in Switzerland in front of the Swiss governmental representatives.

 

Third-age University (2008) Guest lecture on tritrophic interactions and the underpinning chemical ecology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

Extension (2007) Talks on techniques to control the western corn rootworms, Farmer Field School, Bradford Extension Farm, University of Missouri, MO, USA

 

 

MUSEUM

Museum exhibition (2007) Participated to a summer exhibition at the botanical garden of the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember,

involve me and I learn"    −   B. Franklin