William M. Ciesla's ImagesTitle: Owner
Organization: Forest Health Management International
Unit: Fort Collins, CO.
Country: United States
Bill Ciesla is a forest health specialist and owner of Forest Health Management International, a consulting company based in Fort Collins, CO. Bill received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in forestry and forest entomology from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. He has held assignments with USDA Forest Service as a forest entomologist and forest health program manager in Asheville, NC, Pineville, LA, Missoula, MT, Davis, CA, Fort Collins, CO and Portland, OR. From 1990 to 1995, he served as Forest Protection Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. His areas of interest include biology and management of forest insects and diseases and the use of remote sensing for forest damage assessment Bill is an avid photographer, specializing in close ups of insects and wildflowers and of forest damage.
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|Image||Subject Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|5466810||widow skimmer||Libellula luctuosa|
|5466811||widow skimmer||Libellula luctuosa|
|1546169||checkered beetle||Thanasimus dubius||Larva of the predator clerid (probably Thanasimus dubius) working through the galleries bored by the southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis, searching for prey.|
|5347006||soldier beetles||Chauliognathus spp.||Adult on rabbit brush, Larimer County, CO, September 2007|
|5347008||soldier beetles||Chauliognathus spp.||Adult on rabbit brush, Larimer Co, CO.|
|1254047||lady beetle||Fort Collins, CO.|
|3943098||lady beetle||Ladybird beetle feeding on a colony of scale insects, Republic of Cyprus|