All sessions are from 10:00 – 11:00AM Eastern on the third Friday of the month, May – November 2021

Please note: the focus of this series is wild bee conservation, not honey bee management.

All recordings can be found under the recordings tab.

Randy Mitchell, The University of Akron

Bee Botany 101 (5/21/21)

Jamie Strange, The Ohio State University

Melittology 101: An Intro to Bee Science (6/18/21)

Olivia Carril, author and biologist

The Art and Science of Studying Wild Bees (7/16/21)

Heather Holm, author and biologist

Insect Photography and Using iNaturalist to Observe and Document Wild Bees (8/20/21)

September 17: Sam Droege, USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Tips and Tricks to Finding Bees, Collecting Bees, and Creating a Bee Collection for Conservation and Science

Check out The Handy Bee Manual!

October 15: Mary Gardiner, The Ohio State University

Contributions of Community Science to Entomology: Benefits for People and Nature

November 19: Matthew Shepherd, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

From Community Science to Advocacy in Action: Case Studies in Conservation