We are pleased to announce the fourth offering of
HYM Course (http://hymcourse.org/), scheduled for
August 5–12, 2012 at Tovetorp Zoological
Research Station, Sweden
The main objective of HYM Course is to provide
participants with knowledge and experience in
identifying parasitic and predatory wasps,
sawflies, wood wasps, bees, and ants. Information
on natural history is also presented, and that
information is reinforced with fieldwork.
Techniques used to collect, rear, preserve, and
curate specimens are presented in a hands-on
manner to allow participants to learn directly by
The course is limited to 25 participants.
Applications are due March 2, 2012. Students in
Sweden are eligible for financial aid through the
Swedish Taxonomy Initiative. Please visit the HYM
Course website (http://hymcourse.org/) for
details, including information on how to apply,
costs for taking the course, and logistics of
travel to and within Sweden.
We look forward to seeing you in Sweden!
Instructors, HYM Course 2012