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Pollinator Gardening Workshop

When Mar 15, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 02:00 PM
Where 1001 Giedt Hall
Contact Name
Contact Phone 530-752-6642
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Pollinator Gardening Workshop
1001 Giedt Hall, UC Davis
Saturday, March 15th 2014
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7:30 Check In: Please pick up materials and enjoy coffee and a light breakfast

7:50 Welcome  Dr. Dave Fujino, CA Center for Urban Horticulture and Edwin Lewis, UC Davis,  Department of Entomology and Nematology

8:00-8:40 The Buzz about Bees: Attracting and Observing Bees in Your Garden Dr. Robbin Thorp, Department of Entomology, and Nematology UC Davis

8:40-9:20 Habitat Enhancements to Support Bees: Agriculture to Urban Research  Dr. Neal Williams, Department of Entomology and Nematology , UC Davis

9:20-10:00 Honey Bee Health  Dr. Eric Mussen, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis  

10:00-10:20 Break

10:20-11:00 Plants for Pollinators  Ellen Zagory, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, UC Davis

11:00-11:30 Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Garden Update: What’s New in the Garden?   Dr. Christine Casey, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis

11:30 Lunch

11:30-2:00 Open House at Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Garden Plant Tour, Questions and Answers with Dr. Robbin Thorp and Dr. Christine Casey Bee Biology Road, Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility

1:00-2:00 Special Plant Sale for Pollinator Workshop Attendees Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive