What threats do bees face, and what steps can we take to protect them? Gather in Columbus with bee biologists, conservation experts, educators, gardeners and citizen scientists to learn and network.
OSU Pollinator Summit: Our Threatened Bees
March 28, 2019
8:45AM – 4:00PM
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (free parking)
$50 registration fee includes lunch, refreshments and handouts.
Laurence Packer, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at York University and author of
Keeping the Bees; Why All Bees Are At Risk And What We Can Do To Save Them and co-author of Bees: An Up-close Look At Pollinators Around The World.
Reed Johnson, OSU Entomology
Threats facing honey bees
Karen Goodell, OSU EEOB
The rusty patched bumble bee and the Ohio Bee Atlas
Mary Gardiner, OSU Entomology
Shrinking cities, vacant properties and pollinators
Randy Mitchell, University of Akron
Action steps to help native bees