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Maia Holmes

Maia Holmes is the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Department of Agricultural Biology at Colorado State University. She received her BS in Conservation Biology and MS in Entomology, both from Colorado State University. Her specialization is in science communication, especially when it comes to public outreach. As Director of the CSU Bug Zoo, Maia reaches around 50,000 people from across the state annually with help from their collection of living insects and arachnids. Her passion is talking to people and sparking their curiosity in science, learning, and agriculture. Currently, she is working on multiple projects creating lesson plans and activities on the aerobiome, forest ecology and entomology, and the relationship between insects, pathogens, and plants.