The Importance of Pollinator Friendly Landscapes with Ted

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 07:48 -- ccsmith
Education
Time: 
6:30pm
Address: 

Building 355 Room 203, Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth St., Nanaimo

Ted Leischner, B.Sc., His retirement avocation is is a pollinator conservation and habitat restoration specialist He has kept bees for 30 years, including 10 years as a commercial beekeeper, while teaching beekeeping, applied ecology and pesticide use at an agricultural college in Alberta.

He will fill us in on the bee pollinator decline story that is unfolding, and explain what can be done to save honey bees and our 400 plus native bee species in BC - to ensure our local capacity for pollination and seed set of flowers, fruits and nuts for decades to come. He will provide information that can help us identify the pollinators in our gardens, and suggest plants that attract and feed pollinators.

For more information, check out the VIU Bee Club Facebook page.

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