Applications are being accepted for an award that recognizes student appreciation for the natural history of insect pests. The winner will receive $500 for the most interesting and inspiring research paper on an insect that is usually regarded as a pest.

The award is sponsored by the Forest Entomology lab at the University of Florida and by the TREE Foundation in Sarasota, Florida.

For details, please see: http://www.ambrosiasymbiosis.org/award/.