This seminar will include a segment on mason bees. Where to place their homes, how to take care of them and which types of flowers to plant.
Our feature presenter will be Ian Tait, Vice President of Earthwise Society and founder of Feed the Bees. Ian will talk about the Feed the Bees initiative, why pollinators are important, what is happening to pollinator populations, and what we can do to help. He will provide resources and recommendations for flowers to feed the bees.
Monique Olsen, Project Coordinator from Earthwise Agassiz, will also present. Her focus will be to introduce workshop attendees to the educational resources available. Her presentation will also including a demonstration on a Feed the Bees garden and a pollinator meadow. Monique is very knowledgeable about plant material and which plants bees especially love.
You can also checkout their Facebook page for more info: Feed the Bees
Date: April 14
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM