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French National body for Agronomic and Environment Research (INRAE)

Co-coordinator  of the EntomoCenre Network:  Forest Zoology Research Unit  (URZF)

This entomology research unit, based in Orléans, is part of the Department of Ecology of Forests, Grasslands and Aquatic Environments of the INRA Centre-Val de Loire.

URZF website

Members of the scientifc committee 

The Forest Ecosystems Unit (EFNO) of the French National Institute for Research in Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA) in Nogent-sur-Vernisson carries out research on various forest-related topics, including aspects of entomology.
EFNO website 

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Member of the scientific committee

The Forest Ecosystems Unit (EFNO) of the French National Institute for Research in Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA) in Nogent-sur-Vernisson carries out research on various forest-related topics, including aspects of entomology.

EFNO website

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The Studium

Member of the scientific committee

Based in Orléans, the Studium is a regional agency of international scope whose objective is to create, in the Centre-Val de Loire region, a dynamic for the scientific community which includes public and private research players.

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Member of the scientific committee 

As a regional centre for the promotion of scientific, technical and industrial culture (CCSTI), Centre-Sciences' mission is to share science and technology with all the inhabitants of the Centre-Val de Loire region.

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Service company assisting client structures in the integration of the bio-waste recovery activity via bioconversion by insect.
The company's headquarters are located in Avignon.

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The naturalist association for the study and protection of ecosystems, ANEPE Caudalis, aims to study and protect ecosystems, particularly in the Indre-et-Loire region. In addition, the latter is mandated by the DREAL CVL to lead the Regional Action Plan for Odonates at the regional level.

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CERCOPE, or Entomological Coordination of the Centre Region for the Organisation of Study Projects, is an association whose aim is to promote studies and research on invertebrates in the Centre region with a view to preserving biodiversity. Its activities cover the departments of Cher, Eure-et-Loir, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher and Loiret.

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Chamber of Agriculture

The Chambers of Agriculture aim to contribute to the sustainable development of agriculture and the territories. They represent the agricultural and rural world and provide expertise, advice and training. Both Chambers of Agriculture of the Centre-Val de Loire region and the one of the Eure et Loire are partners of the EntomoCentre network.

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Network of independent experts in the service of the health of plants, the environment and people. Sanitary organisation for the plant sector. FREDON Centre-Val de Loire assists local authorities, agricultural professionals and private individuals in the preservation of their plant heritage.

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Eco-entomology Laboratory

The Eco-Entomology Laboratory is a private laboratory located in Orléans, composed of professional entomologists and a large network of specialists. It is a scientific structure that assists public and private research institutes or consultancies in the analysis of their samples.

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Orléans Museum

The Orleans Museum for Biodiversity and the Environment (MOBE) offers four levels of multi-media exhibitions, where collections, manipulations, audiovisual shows, digital games and models broaden knowledge. To go further, workshops, conferences and interactive formats are offered.

The MOBE stimulates curiosity to understand the evolution of living organisms and their ability to adapt, the links between living and minerals organisms, and the functioning of environments. The "4 Tiers", which is free of charge, becomes a place where everyone can live, where critical thinking and the fight against ready-made thinking are the key words!

Practical information:

6 rue Marcel Proust 45000 Orléans
02 38 54 61 05

Opening hours :

Outside school holidays :

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12pm to 6pm
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm

School holidays :

Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
All year round :
Nocturne on Thursday until 8pm
Full price: €6
Services: Shop, café area with terrace, individual lockers and group lockers, bicycle garage and lockers, children's area, changing table, bottle warmer, wi-fi, folding seats, wheelchairs on request.

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The work of the Society for the Study and Protection of Nature in the Loire  (SEPANT) is currently particularly focused on the protection of biodiversity, through naturalist inventories, or the management of emergency measures linked to landscape development projects. The association also campaigns to reduce waste, reduce the use of pesticides, improve water quality and promote environmental education.

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