Mini Bee Short Course coming to Wooster 9/19

Featuring Sam Droege, Jamie Strange and MaLisa Spring

Tips and tricks for spotting, collecting and identifying bees from some of the best biologists around.

September 19th, 9:30 AM to 2PM

Secrest Arboretum (Miller Pavilion) on the OSU Wooster campus, #33 on the map

Fee to attend: $10 cash or check, payable at the door. Lunch included.

Space is limited! Registration required!

You know Sam from his lab’s amazing photosYouTube videos and the Very Handy Manual: How to Catch and Identify Bees and Manage a Collection.

You’ve seen Jamie in Forgotten But Not Gone, a documentary about the rusty patched bumble bee and know his work as a USDA bee biologist. Jamie joins OSU in September as the chair of our Entomology Department!

MaLisa has studied bees in Ohio for years (including bees on vacant lots in urban Cleveland), and for two years has given leadership to the the Ohio Dragonfly Survey.

Topics to include:

Bees, Community Scientists and Tools to Link the Two;

Bumble Bees in Ohio: Overview, Threats and Reasons for Hope

Very Handy Tips and Tricks to Make Almost-Professionals Out of All Bee Fans

Bees in Ohio: Past, Present and Future? 

Supported in part by a USDA Pollinator Health IPM grant. Questions? Please e-mail Denise:

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