Learn about the biology of bumble bees and how to identify the common species you might encounter. This class will also introduce the Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas, a statewide community science project aimed at tracking and conserving our state’s native bumble bees.
The master class, to be held via Zoom, will include 50 minutes of instruction with at least 10 minutes for a question and answer period via chat. A recording of the webinar will be available only to those that registered.
Cost: free to all MPF dues-paying members and Grow Native! professional members, or $15 for non-members.
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Katie Lamke is a conservation biologist for the Xerces Society. Her main role is to coordinate, educate, and engage people in community science projects—the Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas and the Nebraska Bumble Bee Atlas— that help track and conserve bumble bees. Katie holds a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Entomology), where she studied plant-pollinator interactions in Tallgrass prairies. She is enthusiastic about pollinator ecology and is committed to raising awareness about the conservation of wild bees.
Photo: Brown-belted Bumble Bee by Ed Spevak. Learn more and adopt one here.