Learn about bee conservation – Nov. 5

Sunflower-Bee-Photo-Marcia-MyersThe decline of bee populations concerns native plant gardeners who know how important bees are for pollination. The 2015 Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum is presenting “Conservation of the Bees”. Topics will address the population decline, behaviors, environmental impacts, and conservation of bee populations across the globe.

Speakers include: Sydney Cameron, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who specializes in bumble bee behavior, Gerald Hayes, Jr., Ph.D. from Monsanto on honey bees, Nigel Raine, Ph.D. from Guelph University on pesticides, and Alexandra Harmon-Threatt, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

A panel discussion is scheduled as well as a light dinner and exhibits.

When: Thursday, November 5 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Living World at the St. Louis Zoo
Parking: The zoo lot is free after hours.
Cost: Free and open to the public. However, registration is required.
RSVP: To Ashley Johns by calling (314) 516-4246 or email Ashley at johnsa@umsl.edu

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3 thoughts on “Learn about bee conservation – Nov. 5

  1. I heard about this group from a dear friend and since, I too have been concerned about bees, I decided to join as well. Thank you.

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