BEEvent Pollinator Conference

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Fourth Annual Linn County Master Gardener 2018 Beevent Pollinator Conference: Saturday, March 3, 2018

"Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape in Your Garden" 

Held at the Conference Center at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center 3700 Knox Butte Rd. Albany, OR 97322

Learn how to make your yard a more friendly habitat for pollinators!

A full day of wonderful speakers, vendors, and citizens who are concerned about the plight of our pollinators! 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE BEEVENT CONFERENCE 

Registration is $30.00 and optional boxed lunch can be purchased for $10.00 (Box lunches must be pre-ordered by February 24th)

Space is limited to 200 registrants! 

2018 Pollinator Conference Schedule

Morning

Meeting All the Needs of Pollinators—not just flowers.

How do we help all of them?   What research is telling us.

  • Linda Hardison, Director of the Oregon Flora Project  (OSU-Assistant Professor -Senior Research. (Along with her colleagues).  

Afternoon

           Mason Bees- The Super Pollinators!
How to care for them, what they do for us, their life cycle, and the challenges they face.

  • 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.

  • Rich Little, retired entomologist, Linn/Benton County Master Gardener

Select vendors will offer related merchandise

There will be door prizes and a raffle with wonderful things to win.

The Linn County Master Gardeners will have cocoons, nest boxes and supplies for Mason Bees and books on related subjects.

            Note:  Bring a cooler to keep cocoons cold during your trip home.   
                        A towel between the cocoons and ice or cold pack is suggested. 

 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR BEENOTES a free e-newsletter “all things pollinator” issued approximately four times a year.

 


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