Position Statement - Entomological Collections

In March 2015, the Science Policy Capability Committee agreed that ESA should have a position statement written about the importance of entomological collections. Specifically, a writing committee was formed to address the following task:

Entomological Collections:  The writing committee will develop a statement highlighting the value of entomological collections for scientific research and application in the areas of agriculture, human and animal health, conservation, and biodiversity.  

The ESA Position Statement on the Importance of Entomological Collections was approved and made public on January 11, 2016.

Click here for the ESA Position Statement on the Importance of Entomological Collections.

Background information and references can be found here.