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Native Bees as Pollinators Workshop Scheduled for July 22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rob Schlising, retired biologist at CSU, Chico, and Robert Irwin from the Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum will teach the workshop.
The workshop will showcase native bees for both professionals involved in land management and conservation and individuals who like nature and want to promote the attraction of bees to their own gardens. No specific knowledge of bees is needed, although a basic understanding of general insect morphology is expected.
The objectives of the workshop are to promote awareness of diversity in local native bees, to help identify local families of bees and to suggest ways to make personal gardens appropriate for the foraging and nesting of native bees.
For more information and a registration form, please contact the Chico State Herbarium office at 530-898-3511, or visit the Web site at http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Herb/Events.html. You may also e-mail the instructors at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.