Media cite UMaine researchers in story about Maine spiders project

The Penobscot Bay Pilot, the Mount Desert Islander and the Bangor Daily News cited assistance from University of Maine graduate students and researchers in an article announcing the publication of the Checklist of Maine Spiders by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation’s Maine Forest Service.  The story noted that many of the specimens cataloged were contributed by UMaine researchers studying spruce budworm and blueberry production, among other graduate student projects. The checklist, which is the culmination of a 14-year collaboration, is available online.