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Colorado’s Wild Bees: The Fascinating Ecologies of our Most Important Pollinators for Pollinator Appreciation Month

Wild bees have captured the attention of scientists and citizens alike. Join Dr. Adrian Carper as he discusses the impressive diversity of Colorado’s wild bees and explores their fascinating natural histories and ecologies. With one of the most diverse bee faunas in the US, Colorado has a long history of research on wild bee ecology, evolution, and diversity. Dr. Carper will review some of the history of Colorado bee research, and summarize the CU Museum’s research efforts to understand how humans impact wild bees, and how ecology can help inform wild bee conservation.

This free lecture is hosted by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Seating is limited. ***Location: CU Museum of Natural History Paleontology Hall, 15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309 

Lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information and upcoming programs call 303-492-6892 or visit www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/calendar.

September has been declared Pollinator Appreciation Month to encourage our community to celebrate our pollinators and take action to protect them. Visit beeboulder.org for more events. This program is part of several Seed to Table events and services at the library that focus on sustainable living. https://boulderlibrary.org/seed-to-table/ Check the BeeChicas' instagram feed and Boulder Library Hives #beeliterate#BeeBoulder

Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.

Date:
Wednesday, Sep 19 2018
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
*Off-Site
Campus:
*Off-Site
Audience:
  Adult     Child     Teens  
Categories:
  Classes & Activities     Pollinator Appreciation     STEAM     Seed to Table