The Lives of Bumble Bees in the Anthropocene with Dr. Ralph Cartar

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Date(s) - 12 Jan 2016 until 12 Jan 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Okanagan Regional District Library, Kelowna Branch

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On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, the Public Art Pollinator Pasture Project will be hosting the second event of the “The Pollinizing Sessions: A Series of Talks and Workshops to Learn About Pollinators in Our Community.”  Dr. Ralph Cartar of the University of Calgary will give a talk called “The Lives of Bumble Bees in the Anthropocene.”

The talk will be held at the downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis St. Kelowna from 7 pm – 8:30 pm. Admission is free but people are encouraged to pre-register on our EventBrite page: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-pollinizing-sessions-dr-ralph-cartar-the-lives-of-bumblebees-in-the-anthropocene-tickets-19970634706.

Dr. Ralph Cartar has studied the ecology of bumble bees in BC and Alberta for over 30 years, starting with his doctoral research at Simon Fraser University. He and his students at the University of Calgary have investigated the behaviour of bumble bees across a range of natural and human-altered landscapes.

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

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