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Put a Bee in Your Bonnet: An introduction to bees for adults
Date Saturday July 18
Time 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Oakland
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Event Type Teach-In
Phone(510)927-3252
Instructor: K.Ruby
Cost: $25-50

This is an introduction to the world of bees, pollination ecology and bee friendly gardening for folks who are curious and want to nurture an awareness for these beloved hardwroking critters. We will learn about the lifecycles and biology of social and solitary (native) bees and the differences between the two, the special relationship between bees and flowers and what you can provide to support more bee and insect life in your garden. We will learn about the Kenyan top bar hive as an option for sustainable beekeeping, touch on beekeeping equipment and strategies, learn how to provide habitat for native bees, observe both honey bees and native bees at work,, taste honey and get the lowdown on Colony Collapse Disorder.

Added to the calendar on Friday Mar 27th, 2009 7:11 PM
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