Bee Awareness Session

May 6, 2021 - 6:30 PM
MidCoast Watersheds Council

We don’t generally think of insects when we think of land use, but bees are an essential part of the landscape, and they are threatened by habitat loss, pesticides, and disease.  The MidCoastWatersheds Council is hosting a talk on what is affecting bees and what we can do about it on Thursday, May 6, 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to all.

The speaker is Matthew Shepherd, Director of Communications and Outreach of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, who will introduce the audience to the diversity and natural history of North America’s native bees, and present straightforward ways in which you can make your garden—or neighborhood or city—a pollinator haven. Find out how to select flowers, provide nest sites, and why you should avoid pesticides. There are also community science projects to join in and other ways to engage your community.

To register, go here.