Conservation of Native Bees in Maine - June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Name: Conservation of Native Bees in Maine - June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Schoodic Institute is pleased to offer this 4-part program to the public Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Dr. Alison Dibble, University of Maine has been studying native bees, off and on, for more than 25 years. She studies bees in Maine, Hawaii, and wherever she goes, including eastern Cuba. With colleagues, she recently published a new Maine county checklist of the native bees of Maine, and helped document 270 native species for the state. She completed a 5-year USDA-funded study of bee visitation on more than 85 plant species and cultivars. She also consults with Maine farmers and the Natural Resources Conservation Services regarding pollinator habitats on farms throughout the state. NATURE WALK: The program begins with a one-hour nature walk led by Dr. Dibble to look at ‘Bee habitats on the Schoodic Institute campus’. Participants should meet at 4:00 PM at the entrance to Schooner Commons. Please wear long pants, socks to tuck them into, and closed shoes (tick prevention). Children are welcome. The walk is free and open to the public. DINNER: is at Schooner Commons beginning at 5:30 pm. Dinner menu includes: teriyaki chicken or roasted vegetable terrine with fresh basil drizzle; spring rice pilaf; cauliflower stir fry; butter carrots; and salad bar. Coconut cake is available for dessert. Cost is $15.12. Guests must register – please call Michelle at 207-288-1356
Location:
Meet at Schooner Commons on the Schoodic Institute campus.
Date/Time Information:
June 12th, 4-8pm
Contact Information:
207-288-1356
Fees/Admission:
Walk is free. Dinner cost is $15.12. Guests must register – please call Michelle at 207-288-1356
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