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Program Symposia Mountain Pine Beetle: History, Ecology, and Management in the Black Hills Organizers:  John Ball and Jose Negron Sunday afternoon (June 16)

The following insect photographs were submitted to the Photo Salon at the 2013 ESA Southwestern Branch Meeting, held in Las Cruces, NM. There are four categories: Artistic, Insects in Action, Microphotography, and Traditional Macrophotography.

ESA’s International Branch held a productive meeting March 5, 2013 during the ISBCA meeting in Pucon, Chile. IB Vice-President Aziz Ajlan and ESA President Wiedenmann shared an overview of ESA activities and initiatives.

The Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America held its Annual Meeting February 25-28, 2013 in Las Cruces, NM.

This award is presented to honor an NCB-ESA member for demonstrated excellence in Horticultural Entomology.

Southwestern Branch Distinguished Achievement Award in ExtensionSouthwestern Branch Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching Southwestern Branch Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension This award recognizes a Southwestern Branch member who has made outstanding contributions to extension entomology.  The winner of this award will be recognized at the 2017 Southwestern Branch Annual Meeting and will be submitted to the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension as the branch nomination for 2017. Nomination Eligibility: 1.    The nominee must be a current Southwestern Branch member, and must have demonstrated excellent performance through program creativity, impact, achievement, and delivery. Nomination Requirements:  Nomination packages for this award must include: 1.    CV-Related Items - Nominators must provide a CV which includes the below sections.  For a full listing of what should be included in each of the sections click here. Section 1 - Background Information Section 4 - Extension/ Outreach Section 5 - Servic 2.   Other Items- Letter of nomination that provides a brief explanation of how the individual excelled in performing his/her duties, including innovations in training, programs, and methods Up to three letters of endorsement from professional colleagues and clientele Evaluation Criteria: Nominees/candidates will be judged using the following criteria for a total of 100 points: 1.    Professional Background (60 points total) Leadership and participation in professional activities (10) Honors, awards, achievements, and recognition (7) Special assignments and committee activities (10) Service outside of extension, including community activities (7) Grantsmanship (8) Recommendation of colleagues, peer groups, etc. (8) Publications (10) 2.    Program Management (40 points total) Creativity and innovation of program's concept (8) Development, educational strategy (8) Implementation, including publications (8) Diversity of program's delivery (8) Evidence of program's impact (8) Deadline: Nomination packages must be received by February 21, 2017. Submit a nomination here.

This award is given by the ESA National Office to outstanding Ph.D. students. There are six annual awards, one given to a graduate student from each Branch to promote interest in entomology at the graduate level and to support attendance at the ESA annual meeting.