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.
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.
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
Wondering who’s feeding on your milkweed plants, besides monarch caterpillars? OSU Extension/Entomology expert Joe Boggs shares details and photos.