Pollinator Conference-BeeVent Schedule for 2018
Meeting All the Needs of Pollinators—Not Just Flowers How do we help all of them? What research is telling us. PRESENTER: Linda Hardison, Director of the Oregon Flora Project (OSU-Assistant Professor Senior Research. (Along with her colleagues).
Mason Bees- The Super Pollinators!
How to care for them, what they do for us, their life cycle, and the challenges they face. PRESENTERS: Susan Morton and Ranee Webb, Linn Master Gardeners
Is Your Yard a “Green Desert” to our Native Bees?
Create a sustainable plant community in your yard for our native pollinator that emphasizes native plants. PRESENTER: Rich Little, retired entomologist, Linn/Benton County Master Gardener
TIME: 8 AM TO 5 PM PLACE: ALBANY EXPO CENTER AT LINN COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS
*Select vendors will offer related merchandise. *Linn County Master Gardeners will have cocoons, nest boxes and supplies for Mason Bees and books on related subjects. *Door prizes and a raffle with wonderful things to win.
We are excited to offer Extended Learning classes at LBCC in Sweet Home. All are taught by Linn County Master Gardeners. Classes are free. Register thru LBCC.
February 7 Good Bug Bad Bug
February 13 Cane Berries in your Backyard
February 20 Gardening with a Computer Program.
Linn County Master Gardeners receive training on Mason Bees with "FloraBunda" making a special appearance to help you learn how to answer questions from the public about Mason Bees. Classes will prepare you to help with the BeeVent and other events where Linn Master Gardeners have bee supplies available to the public.
The BeeVent committee need more Linn County Master Gardeners prepared to help and know about Mason Bees. Ideally we would like every Linn Master Gardener to take this class.
Dates: December 7, 2018
Where: Linn County Extension Office
Time: 10 am to 11:30 am
RSVP to Ranee Webb at our email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Ranee's personal email found in the Master Gardener Directory.
For periodic e-mails about Mason Bees and more subscribe to “Bee Notes”
We send a few e-mails each year to remind you to put out your houses,
to take in your blocks/tubes, and provide reminders about cleaning the cocoons.
Information about other pollinators will be in future “Bee Notes” too.
Sign up for “Bee Notes”
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/linn-county-master-gardener-association Look for the link in the middle of the page to subscribe to “Bee Notes”.
All “Bee Notes” will come from “Linn County OSU Extension” (via Mail Chimp).
You might want to watch your “junk” or “promotional” mail too.
You always have the option to unsubscribe, but we hope that you will find
the information we send to be helpful and educational.
Sign up for the Cocoon Cleaning Classes. They are free but we need to know how many are coming to each class. There is a class size of 15 participants per class. Click link to register. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/8050D48ADAD2FA13-mason