Learn to identify native bees with author and biologist Olivia Carril

OSU is partnering with the University of Kentucky to bring native bee researcher Olivia Carril (co-author of Bees in Your Backyard) to Kenton County, Kentucky (just over the river in the greater Cincinnati area) for a one-day hands-on workshop, ‘Native Bees in Your Backyard.’  The workshop will be held on Friday, October 5th, and will cost $45.00, and includes a lunch, and handouts.  The book ‘The Bees in Your Backyard’ will also be available for purchase from the author.

Participants will they learn much about our native bees, but they’ll also have a chance to meet and visit with bee enthusiasts from Northern Kentucky, SE Indiana, and SW Ohio.

Space is limited to 40 persons, so register asap!  Call to register (859) 356-3155), or register on-line here.

Coming to Wooster on September 21st: Cleveland Pollinator and Native Plant Symposium

Join us on the OSU Wooster campus for the fourth annual Cleveland Pollinator and Native Plant Symposium. This event brings together well-known experts for a lively exchange of information and expertise. They will share the most up-to-date information on pollinators, native plants, pesticide usage and best practices in creating ecologically sound habitats. This educational and exhilarating symposium will energize your approach to gardening! Learn how you can make a positive difference in your community and world.

Speakers include:

Mark Richardson, Director of Horticulture, Garden in the Woods

Sustainable Horticulture: Redefining the American Landscape

Dr. Chip Taylor, Founder of Monarch Watch

Saving the Monarchs

Dr. Annie White, Ecological Landscape Architect

Inspiring Design Strategies for Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape

Register by September 20th