OSU Pollinator Summit: Our Threatened Bees

Mar 28, 2019 (All day)
Monday, March 18, 2019
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus OH (free parking)
Denise Ellsworth
330 263 3723

What threats do bees face, and what steps can we take to protect them?

Registration now open!

Summit flier PDF here

Join bee biologists, conservation experts, educators and citizen scientists for this daylong workshop on bee biology and conservation. Sponsored by the OSU Department of Entomology and Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens.

Keeping the Bees

Keynote speaker:

Laurence Packer, professor 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.

Presenters include:

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