Anita M Collins replied to Gail Kampmeier's discussion Welcome: Please tell us something about yourself or your interest in entomology in Women in Entomology Network
"hi Barbara,
 
Are you part of the collection of bee people who hover around Sam Droege, USGS?  If not, would you like to joing this group?  We have some good on-line interactions.
 
anita"
Mar 19, 2011
Anita M Collins replied to Gail Kampmeier's discussion Welcome: Please tell us something about yourself or your interest in entomology in Women in Entomology Network
"Hi Patty, again.
 
Just reread your post, and wanted to let you know that my frig also has a drawer full of specimens in alcohol.  Need to get them all washed and pinned and ID'd as native bee surveying starts again soon!
Anita"
Mar 19, 2011
Anita M Collins replied to Gail Kampmeier's discussion Welcome: Please tell us something about yourself or your interest in entomology in Women in Entomology Network
"hi all,
Been retired from ARS,USDA since 2006 after thirty years of honey bee genetics and behavior research.  Killer bees and then reproduction, cryopreservation of semen.  Still collaborating with the MD lab, my last location.  and serving as an a…"
Mar 19, 2011
Anita M Collins left a comment for Patricia Susman
"Hi Patricia,
My background is really genetics, just happened to work with honey bees. But that meant I was hanging around with a lot of entomologists and my major professional meeting became EntSoc.  Joined ARS,USDA in Baton Rouge, LA in 1976.  Move…"
Mar 19, 2011
Anita M Collins left a comment for Gail Kampmeier
"Hi Gail,
Yes, I'm trying to stay involved.  I am hoping to make it to Reno this year, and maybe even present some work on native bees.  Miss my ESA friends.  Working with some students at Penn State thru Christina Grozinger, and doing some things st…"
Mar 19, 2011
Anita M Collins replied to Gail Kampmeier's discussion Communicating Science in Women in Entomology Network
"Yes, Gail, the Lehigh Gap Nature Center is authorized to award continuing education credits.  They've been doing some other workshops on conservation and ecology.  A number of local univeristy faculty are doing research there, and two of them are al…"
Jan 15, 2011
Anita M Collins replied to Gail Kampmeier's discussion Communicating Science in Women in Entomology Network
"Hi all,  Gail this is a timely discussion for me as I will be doing a workshop for teachers on how science really works at a local nature center.  We hope to get them out in the field a bit doing some work on current projects.  I'll have to check ou…"
Jan 15, 2011
Anita M Collins left a comment on Women in Entomology Network
"Hey Ladies,
Glad to be able to join you  online.  haven't made annual meetings lately. Maybe next year if I save my pennies.
 
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Jan 7, 2011