“The Bombus Among Us – Bumble Bee Basics” webinar with Heather Holm
You and a guest are invited to the fall Wild Ones Honorary Director webinar “The Bombus Among Us – Bumble Bee Basics” by Biologist, Heather Holm, an award-winning author. Join us on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 pm CST/7:30 pm EST. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for this free program soon!
Heather is the author of “Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide” and “Pollinators of Native Plants,” and is the vice president of the Prairie Edge Chapter (MN). In her program, about these charismatic pollinators, she will illustrate the bumble bee life cycle through the growing season and the importance of selecting the right native plants to meet the nutritional needs of the queens, workers, and males. Learn more about their habitat, the impacts on populations from climate change and common upper Midwestern and Eastern bumble bee species. She will also feature rare species in decline, including the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee.