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Becoming a Bumble Blitz’er! (Free Online Talk)
April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Vesper Meadow is excited to offer this fun and educational opportunity with our partners from Pollinator Project Rogue Valley and a couple regional expert speakers. All are welcome to join us for a free, one-session crash course in local bumble bee and other native bee identification!
Register here for this free online event.
Part 1 Intro to local Bumbles: Botaniphile and bumble bee enthusiast Kristi Mergenthaler (Southern Oregon Land Conservancy) will kick off the evening by helping us get to know the favorite fuzzy Bumble Bees in advance of the Bumble Bee Blitz at Vesper Meadow on June 27th.
Part 2 Native Bees 101: Brian Dykstra (Humbolt University) a scientist and naturalist will follow up with his passion for pollination biology and botany to introduce use to different native bees that are encountered in the Cascade-Siskiyou.