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2019 FPMA UF Lab Tour



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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO IDENTIFY INSECT PESTS WITH CONFIDENCE?

Visit the world’s #1 Urban Entomology Lab right here at the University of Florida (UF) and step up your game!

Join us as we tour the world’s foremost urban entomology facility and gain first-hand training on identifying Florida’s most prevalent pests.Professors and students will be on hand to answer questions and provide insight into the latest pest management techniques; what’s working and what’s not.

The Run-up -Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Where: North side of Museum Road, across from Lake Alice on the UF Campus, Gainesville, FL, 32611
When:Sunday, August 11th, 2019– Welcome to the world’s largest occupied bat houses, housing 400,000 bats per house!See them leave en mass 15 minutes before sunset as they take to the sky in a dramatic display.

The Main Event -Monday, August 12th, 2019

Where: 
Urban Entomology Department, Stienmetz Hall, 1881 Natural Area Drive, UF Campus,Gainesville, FL, 32611
When:Monday, August 12th, 2019 – Interactive Lab Tours

*Printed Schedule

9:00 AM

Registration - Lobby

9:15-9:25 AM

Room 2218

Welcome to UF Entomology and Nematology by
Department Chair, Dr. Blair Siegfried

9:25-9:40 AM

Room 2218

Introduction to UF Entomology and Nematology

· Academic Overview – Rebecca Baldwin

9:45-10:40

Honey Bee Lab

10:45 -11:45 AM

Urban Entomology Lab. Tour – Rotations (10-12 minutes each)

STATION 1 – Bed bugs – Jarod

STATION 2 – Cockroaches – Rebecca

STATION 3 – Mosquitoes and Flies – Roberto Pereira

STATION 4 – Ants – Liz Pereira

STATION 5 – Scorpions - Dr. Hussein Sanchez-Arroyo

12:00

Lunch with Students – Room 2218

1:00 -1:30 PM

Room 2218

· Submitting specimens for identification by the Insect ID lab - Lyle Buss

· Submitting soil samples for nematodes identification

· Insect Collections / Insect Pinning– Rebecca

1:30  - 2:30 PM

Group A

Group B

 

1:30-1:45

Veterinary Entomology

1:30-1:45

Landscape

1:45-2:00

Landscape

1:45-2:00

Veterinary Entomology

2:00-2:15

Nematode Assay Lab

2:00-2:15

Nematode Assay Lab

2:15-2:30

Departmental Tour

2:15-2:30

Departmental Tour

2:30 -3:30 PM

Research Demonstrations – Room 2218 (15 min. each) (2 Groups)

Rotation I

· Termite trail following - Luke

· Mosquito Blood Meal – Constance

Rotation II

· Ant trail-following Experiments - Pereira

· Nuvan Bed Bug Tub Control – Koehler

3:30 PM

Florida Museum of Natural History

· Butterfly Rainforest

*Schedule is subject to change. 

ALL THIS FOR ONLY $99! FPMA MEMBERS ONLY!


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Hotel option: Springhill Suites by Marriott | 4155 Southwest 40th Blvd | Gainesville, FL  32608
                        Call Lynn at 352-376-8873 ext 523 and ask for the IFAS rate ($102.00)
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