‘Essential to ecological health’

blue orchard bee for GBThe Power of Pollinators Short Course runs today and tomorrow (March 14-15) in Fisher Auditorium on the Wooster campus of CFAES’s research arm, OARDC. “We depend on bee pollinators for much of what we eat and drink, and bees are also essential to ecological health,” says Denise Ellsworth, director of the Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education Program in OARDC’s Department of Entomology. The event focuses on the biology, identification, and conservation of native bees. (Photo: Blue orchard bee, a native pollinator, on zinnia, USDA.)

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