|Join fellow bee fans for this free monthly webinar series. We’ll explore the world of bees and learn together from bee experts to build skills as community scientists. Whether you’re a seasoned wild bee volunteer or just beginning your bee journey, the skills learned in this series will prepare you to help our threatened pollinators.
All sessions are from 10 – 11:00AM Eastern
on the third Friday of the month, May – November 2021
May 21: Randy Mitchell, The University of Akron
Bee Botany 101
June 18: Jamie Strange, The Ohio State University
Melittology 101: An Intro to Bee Science
July 16: Olivia Carril, author and biologist
Methods of Collecting and Documenting Bees
August 20: Heather Holm, author and biologist
Insect Photography and Using iNaturalist to
Observe and Document Wild Bees
September 17: Sam Droege, USGS Native Bee Lab
Tips and Tricks from 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: Molly Martin, Bee City USA/Xerces Society
From Community Science to Advocacy in Action:
Case Studies in Conservation
This is a collaborative effort from: OSU Department of Entomology, The Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, and The US National Native Bee Monitoring Research Coordination Network (RCN).
Register once to attend any/all sessions.