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Raising mason bees (rescheduled class)

PCC (Portland Community College) Rock Creek, Bldg. 4, Rm 103

17705 NW Springville Rd
Portland, OR 97229
United States

Mar 25, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE. Registration NOT required.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Mar 14, 2023 to Jenifer Halter: [email protected] or 503-821-1150

NOTE: This is a rescheduled class (due to the March 11 cancellation).

Please join the Washington County Master Gardener Association for the second of three presentations on mason bees. Mason bee expert Ron Spendal will focus on environmental needs, nesting behaviors, and housing devices attractive to mason bees. Attendance at the first class is not a prerequisite for this class.

Ron Spendal is an OSU Master Gardener who has been researching and educating on mason bees for over 15 years. He operates educational mason bee displays across Washington County, Oregon and runs highly sought-after courses on mason bee management through the Washington County Master Gardener Association.

Ron designs and builds his own equipment. He conducts research in conjunction with Oregon State University and Montana State University. Ron’s work with mason bees has been featured on the Oregon Field Guide program on OPB (feature starts at 21:12). The third class in this series will be on December 2nd, 2023.

For more information, please go to the Washington County Master Gardener Association website.

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