Bees in Your Backyard

Learn from bee expert Olivia Carril at one of four day-long native bee workshops, coming to an Ohio town near you on August 2, 3, 4 and 5. Participants will learn about bee biology, practice hands-on bee identification through microscopes and will explore plants and bees in field activities with Olivia and a team of biology experts. All sessions are 9AM to 4PM.

 Wednesday, August 2: University of Mount Union in Alliance

Thursday, August 3: Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware

Friday, August 4: The Dawes Arboretum in Newark

Saturday, August 5: Mill Creek MetroParks Farm in Canfield

The cost is $65 per person, and includes lunch and handouts. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Olivia Carril will also give a free lecture and book signing at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus on August 3rd at 7 p.m.
Click here to register for a workshop or the free lecture or scroll down this page to register.
Sponsord by: The Dawes Arboretum, Franklin Park Conservatory, Mill Creek MetroParks, The Ohio State University Bee Lab, Stratford Ecological Center, and University of Mount Union.

Questions? e-mail Denise: or call (330) 823-7487

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