Eastern Branch Summer Meeting Program

The meeting runs from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. All meals are provided with registration. The Program Committee has set up the following tentative schedule.

Friday, September 9

5:00 PM Arrival, Check-in, and Poster Setup
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dinner - Welcome from President and Program Committee
8:00 PM Fire Ring Meet and Greet & Excursion Sign-up

Saturday, September 10

8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Morning Excursions

  • Collecting Aquatic Insects
  • Spotting the Spotted Lanternfly
  • Open Hikes
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & View Posters
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Workshops

  • Intro to the Seek App - iNaturalist
  • Insect Photography Pointers
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Afternoon Excursions

  • Hike - Ants, Millipedes, and More: Collecting Arthropods from the Forest
  • Forensic Entomology Experience
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Fire Ring
9:00 PM Blacklighting for Insects

Sunday, September 11

8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Optional Morning Excursions

  • Tour of the National Zoological Park - VA Smithsonian Conservation Biological Institute
  • Open Hikes
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Depart
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