Our Continuing Lecture Series That Will Make You Smarter and Taste Good, too.
We Need Bees: The Plight of the Pollinator
Speaker: Jackie Albert, Graduate Student, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
We will be discussing:
- What is a Bee – differences between bees and other insects, the diversity of bees and different types of bee homes
- Why are bees important – pollination basics, bees and food, bees and the ecosystem and honey bee products
- Why are bees in danger? – disease, lack of habitat, pesticides and toxins, etc.
- How can you help bees thrive? – the creation of habitat and nest-boxes, non-traditional lawns, and raising awareness
Admission is free of charge!