A partial bibliography to get us started:
Applied Ecology sources
Caldwell LK (1966) Problems of applied ecology: Perceptions, institutions, methods, and operational tools. BioScience 16(8):524-527.
Goulson D, Rayner P, Dawson R, Darvill B (2011) Translating research into action: bumblebee conservation as a case study. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:3–8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01929.x
Hobbs RJ, Hallett LM, Ehrlich PR, Mooney HA (2011) Intervention ecology: applying ecological science in the twenty-first century. BioScience 61(6):442-450.
Marx JL (1977) Applied ecology: Showing the way to better insect control. Science 195(4281):860-862.
Hunter MD (2002) Landscape structure, habitat fragmentation, and the ecology of insects. Agriculture and Forest Entomology 4:159-166.
Digital Studies and Ecology sources
Anderson K, Gaston KJ (2013) Lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles will revolutionize spatial ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(3): 138–146. doi:10.1890/120150.
Grieshop MJ, Werling B, Buehrer K, Perrone J, Isaacs R, Landis D (2012) Big Brother is watching: Studying insect predation in the age of digital surveillance. American Entomologist 58(3):172-182
Hagen M, Wikelski M, Kissling WD (2011) Space Use of Bumblebees (Bombus spp.) Revealed by Radio-Tracking. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19997. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019997
Mantle BL, La Salle J, Fisher N (2012) Whole-drawer imaging for digital management and curation of a large entomological collection, pp. 147–163. In Blagoderov, V., and V.S. Smith (eds.), No specimen left behind: mass digitization of natural history collections. ZooKeys 209. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.209.3169
Marshall SA (2008) Field photography and the democratization of arthropod taxonomy. American Entomologist 43(4):207-210.
McCullough C, Worthington C, Paradise CJ (2013) Using digital macrophotography to measure biodiversity, identify insects, and enhance outreach and education. American Entomologist 59(3):176-182.
Schmidt S, Balke M, Lafogler S (2012) DScan – a high-performance digital scanning system for entomological collections, pp. 183-191. In Blagoderov, V., and V.S. Smith (eds.), No specimen left behind: mass digitization of natural history collections. ZooKeys 209. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.209.3115.
Insect Pollination sources
Burkle LA, Marlin JC, Knight TM (2013) Plant-pollinator interactions over 120 years: Loss of species, co-occurrence, and function. Science 339:1611-1615.
Cameron SA, Lozier JD, Strange JP, Koch JB, Cordes N, Solter LF, Griswold TL (2011) Patterns of widespread decline in North American bumble bees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(2):662-667.
Colla SR, Gadallah F, Richardson L, Wagner D, Gall L (2012) Assessing declines of North American bumble bees (Bombus spp.) using museum specimens. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:3585-3595.
Goulson DG, Lye GC, Darvill B (2008) Decline and conservation of bumble bees. Annual Review of Entomology 53:191-208.
Pollard E (1977) A method for assessing changes in the abundance of butterflies. Biological Conservation 12:115–134.
Potts SG, Biesmeijer JC, Kremen C, Neumann P, Schweiger O, Kunin WE (2010) Global pollinator declines: trends, impacts and drivers. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(6):345-353.
Royer RA, Austin JE, Newton WE (1998) Checklist and “Pollard Walk” butterfly survey methods on public lands. American Midland Naturalist 140(2):358-371.
Steffan-Dewenter I, Westphal C (2008) The interplay of pollinator diversity, pollination services and landscape change. Journal of Applied Ecology 45:737-741.
Winfree R, Bartomeus I, Cariveau DP (2011) Native pollinators in anthropogenic habitats. Annual Review of Ecology 42:1-22.
Winfree R, Aguilar R, Vázquez DP, LeBuhn G, Aizen MA (2009) A meta-analysis of bees’ responses to anthropogenic disturbance. Ecology 90(8):2068-2076.
Balch RE (1937) Notes on the fall cankerworm and the effectiveness of banding. Annual Report of the Entomological Society of Ontario 68:51-55.
Hunter SJ (1918) Municipal control of the spring canker worm. Journal of Economic Entomology 11:164-167.
La France RK, Westwood AR (2006) An assessment of tree banding techniques to capture cankerworm defoliators of elm and ash trees in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 32:10-17.
Noukoun C, Bryant G, Frank SD (2014) The effect of sticky bands on cankerworm abundance and defoliation in urban trees. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3):135-142.
Otvos IS, Hunt RS (1986) Evaluation of three types of barriers to trap winter moth (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) adults. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 83:27-30.
Thorpe KW, Webb RE, Ridgway RL, Venables L, Tatman KM (1993) Sticky barrier bands affect density of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) and damage in oak canopies. Journal of Economic Entomology 85(5):1497-1501.