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Bees in Your Backyard: Spotting, Collecting and Identifying Ohio Bees

Workshops: June 4, 5 and 7, various locations. All sessions are 9AM to 4PM.

Sponsored by: The Dawes Arboretum, The Ohio State University Bee Lab, Stratford Ecological Center, and The University of Mount Union.

Learn from bee expert Olivia Carril at one of three day-long native bee workshops. This year’s “Bee Tour” will focus on practical ID in the field, using cameras or phones to capture images, and citizen science for everyone. We’ll practice hands-on bee identification through microscopes and exploration in the field with Olivia and a team of biology experts.

Cost: $65 per person, or $80 including Olivia’s book. Handouts, lunch and refreshments included.

bees in your backyard 2018 flier PDF

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2018 Bee Lab Webinar Series (60 minutes well spent!)

May 16, Reed Johnson, OSU Entomology: Where are Honey Bees Foraging in Ohio?

June 20, Kim Flottum, author and editor of Bee Culture Magazine: Ethics in Beekeeping

July 18, Alex Zomchek, Master Beekeeping Instructor: Honey Bee/Animal Husbandry – What and When you do (or don’t do) Matters!

August 15, Elizabeth Long, OSU Entomology: Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides

September 19, Kelley Tilmon, OSU Entomology: Pollinator Diversity in Ohio Soybeans

October (date TBA), Randy Mitchell, The University of Akron: The Ohio Bee Survey: In Search of the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

Webinars are at 9:00AM EASTERN, typically on the third Wednesday of the month. All webinars are free, and no registration is required. To Join a webinar, follow the link below and LOG IN AS A GUEST at about 8:55 EASTERN the day of the event:

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