Save the Wild Bees with Elizabeth Elle

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Date(s) - 7 Apr 2016 until 7 Apr 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Okanagan Regional Library - Kelowna Branch

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On Thursday April 7th, the Public Art Pollinator Pasture Project and the Okanagan Regional Library invite you to hear Dr. Elizabeth Elle of Simon Fraser University give a talk called “Save the Wild Bees: How They Help Produce Our Food, and How You Can Help in their Conservation.”  Dr. Elle is one of the most prominent pollination scientists in Canada.  Dr. Elle’s talk should not be missed by anyone interesting in bees, pollinators, farming, gardening, and/ or conservation!

Dr. Elizabeth Elle is Professor of Biology at Simon Fraser University in Community and Evolutionary Ecology.  She is currently the Departmental Chair.  She founded the Elle Lab http://www.sfu.ca/biology/faculty/elle/index.html  at SFU which has several research projects underway on the topics of Pollinator Diversity and Crop Pollination.  She is a passionate advocate for the conservation of wild pollinators and is a partner on the Border Free Bees project.

The series is sponsored by the Okanagan Regional Library, The Public Art Pollinator Pasture Project, and Border Free Bees.

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