May 17, 2023
Natural History of Native Bees
May 17, 2023 7 p.m.
Location: Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St, Auburn
Presenter: Steve Peterson, Ph.D.
Steve Peterson, Ph.D., runs Foothill Bee Ranch in Foresthill. He has many years of experience managing blue orchard bees and alfalfa leafcutting bees in a diversity of crops such as almonds, cherries, plums, strawberries, alfalfa seed, carrot seed, onion seed and lettuce seed. His bees are sourced from populations native to the Sierra foothills for use in California. Steve captivated his audience at the 2022 CNPS conference when he described his research on and experience with our native pollinator, the blue orchard bee.
In person at Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St, Auburn.
We hope to also make this available on Zoom. This will be our first time trying to do a hybrid meeting. If we can pull this off, it will be at:
- Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 837 9185 1095
- We’ll post a YouTube option here if we get this set up.
If we can record this and post it on our Redbud YouTube channel afterwards, we will. If not this time, we’ll try for our next program.