The Bee Short Course for Community Scientists (Virtual)
Join fellow bee fans for this free monthly webinar series. We'll explore the world of bees and learn together from bee experts to build skills as community scientists. Whether you're a seasoned wild bee volunteer or just beginning your bee journey, the skills learned in this series will prepare you to help our threatened pollinators.
All sessions are from 10 - 11:00AM Eastern
on the third Friday of the month, May - November 2021
May 21: Randy Mitchell, The University of Akron
Bee Botany 101
June 18: Jamie Strange, The Ohio State University
Melittology 101: An Intro to Bee Science
July 16: Olivia Carril, author and biologist
Methods of Collecting and Documenting Bees
August 20: Heather Holm, author and biologist
Insect Photography and Using iNaturalist to
Observe and Document Wild Bees
September 17: Sam Droege, USGS Native Bee Lab
Tips and Tricks from The Handy Bee Manual
October 15: Mary Gardiner, The Ohio State University
Contributions of Community Science to Entomology:
Benefits for People and Nature
November 19: Molly Martin, Bee City USA/Xerces Society
From Community Science to Advocacy in Action:
Case Studies in Conservation
This is a collaborative effort from: OSU Department of Entomology, The Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, and The US National Native Bee Monitoring Research Coordination Network (RCN).
Register once to attend any/all sessions.