Invertebrates in Education and Conservation Conference (IECC)

Presented by the Terrestrial Invertebrate Taxon Advisory Group (TITAG)

Papers from the 2015 IECC Paper Presentations

Save the Bs - Beetles, Butterflies (and Brits)

Sarah Jenkins - Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
An Update of the Captive Management and Reintroduction of the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, Cicindela nevadica lincolniana (COLEOPTERA:CARABIDAE) at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Mark Bushell - Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bugs in Brizzle: an institutional profile of the invertebrate department at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Lou Perrotti - Roger Williams Park Zoo
A Report on the 22 year Effort to Establish the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus Olivier) to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts

Bob Merz & Michael Dawson - St. Louis Zoo
Using Endangered Beetles to Introduce Conservation Science to Teens

Karen Lewis - Oregon Zoo
Reintroduction of Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly

Hook 'em, Fangs: Invertebrate Outreach

Karen Verderame - Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Bug Fest: The Rise of an Infestival!

Erin Ingram - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Six-Legged Subject: Insect Incorporation in High School Biology Classrooms

Ron Wagler - University of Texas-El Paso
Tarantulas in the Classroom: Effectively Integrating Tarantulas into your Science Curriculum

Erin Mills - Cockrell Butterfly Center
Bugs on Wheels: Continuing the Success in 2015 and Beyond!

Andrine Shufran - Oklahoma State University Insect Adventure
IECC and ESA; United in Entomology Education

The Real Dirt: Invertebrate Husbandry and Maintenance

Lydia Attard - Toronto Zoo
The Development and Evaluation of a Gut-loading Diet for Feeder Crickets Formulated to Provide a Balanced Nutrient Source for Insectivorous Amphibians and Reptiles

Marissa Gonzales - Disney's Animal Kingdom
Beetle Substrate: Making Good Grub for Grubs! (short)

Mark Bushell - Bristol Zoo Gardens
Between Angels and Demons: Husbandry techniques for two species of praying mantis at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Jennifer Bender - St. Louis Zoo
So Happy Together: Combining a Hissing Cockroach Colony in the Same Enclosure as a Dermestid Beetle Colony

Sarah Jenkins - Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
That Cup is Full of Maggots: Feeder Insects at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium (short)

Tony Palmer - Freelance Naturalist
Notes on the Captive Rearing of the Montane Giant Tiger Beetle, Amblycheila baroni Rivers, 1890 (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae).

Meet Your Neighbors: Regulatory and Collection Profiles

Chloe Miller - Museum Victoria, Australia
Keeping Bugs Alive, Alive

Julie LaTurner - Houston Zoo
The Bug House at the Houston Zoo

Erin Sullivan - Woodland Park Zoo

Faith B. Kuehn - Delaware Department of Agriculture
Sniffer Dogs, Al B - the man-sized ALB, and Big Game Hunting Wasps: Creating Engaging Exhibits About Regulatory Entomology

Citizen Science and Lepidoptera Leanings

Louise I. Lynch - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Insect Interactions in Entomology Citizen Science

Sarah Garrett - Butterfly Pavilion
Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network

Natalya Bjorklund - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bees of Nebraska

John Watts - Texas Discovery Gardens
The Bonesets and Mistflowers – Butterfly Magnets

Louise I. Lynch - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
What Has Four Eyes, Six Legs and is Red All Over? Building a Citizen Science Program with Tetraopes