The Entomological Society of Canada is one of the oldest and large professional societies in Canada which was founded in Toronto on 16 April 1863 and the Society was open to all the students and lovers of the field Entomology. The founding officers were Prof. H. Croft as the President, W. Saunders as the Secretary Treasurer and Rev. J. Hubbert was the Curator. The organization mainly flourished as the interested collection of insects which showed their acquisitions at the meetings discussed the natural history of their favourite species, exchanged rare specimens and also the varied museum collections of Canadian rare insects. The Society mainly obtained its legal status in 1871 and was incorporated under a new section of the Agricultural Arts Act known as “The Entomological Society of Ontario”. Soon after naming the Society was moved to London, Ontario in 1873, and later moved to Guelph, Ontario in 1906.
Primarily the Society is dynamic in promoting the research, disseminating knowledge of insects, and encouraging the continued participation in the field of Entomology. The most fascinating of all natural sciences is especially well known for its widely distributed and used publications all over the world. The Society also advises through government departments and agencies, and also publishes briefs to highlight matters of particular interest in entomology. Later the Society has mobilized many of its members to use their ability skills and expertise to review and advice on a wide variety of biological surveys mainly for the development of entomology in Canada.Read More»