The 20-hour short course was designed for University Extension field faculty, Extension Master Gardeners, agency professionals, and crop consultants on identification of insects - both beneficial and pesky bugs.
Participants will create their own sample collections to use in their follow-up educational projects. These volunteers can identify insects of the Pacific Northwest and will help others do the same.
The training includes many hands-on aspects:
Training also includes insect management and creation of an educational display.
Disclaimer: all material presented on this website is for educational purposes only.
To purchase collecting supplies, visit BioQuip.
For more information, please contact OSU Extension Service:
Sponsored by WSARE, OSU, OSU Extension, and WSU.
For more information on spotted wing drosophila and other insect pests of the region see: