One of the Postdoctoral proposals I’m writing is all about dead wood- and the beetles that depend on it. On my trip to Costa Rica, I learn SO much about beetles (check out my posts about beetles living with termites, … Continue reading
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After sad goodbyes, I’m back from Costa Rica and missing the beetles and all my new beetle friends. More on that later- first on to dung beetles! In addition to our group project, we did individual projects as well. My … Continue reading
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Hi again- we are having a fantastic time and seeing a ton of cool insects! Everywhere I travel I like to learn and find some local insects so this trip is fabulous for me because I am learning how to … Continue reading
I’m at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica for a two week beetle course! I with a small group of about 10 graduate students out here in the jungle. Some of us (not me) work on beetle systematics and … Continue reading
I’m currently at the Miami airport, about to embark on a 2 week trip to Costa Rica! The best part? I’m going to learn about and study beetles- and only beetles!!! I’m participating in a short course hosted by the … Continue reading