Bees in Your Backyard – O'Fallon Parks and Rec

Bees in Your Backyard

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$20.00

Location: The Station

Fee: $20.00  |  Date: April 4, 2019 & April 11, 2019

Ages: All Ages  |  Time: 6pm-8pm

Learn about the bees in your backyard through this two hour class giving you an introduction to bees. During the class you will split in to groups at three different stations to gain various bee knowledge.

Jim Harper will teach you about the creature that is the honeybee, the wide range of different honeys and products bees produce, how bees communicate to each other and how bees benefit all of nature and humans.

Talk with David Paeth about “A day in the life of a beekeeper”. A high level explanation about the parts, tools and what it takes to maintain a hive. There will also be discussion about how people can foster bumblebees in their yard. Bumblebees are incredible pollinators that are often misunderstood.

Charlie Pitts will talk about plants that attract pollinators. He will discuss what, how and where to plant them, care or carefree, and how participants can, with little effort, turn their yard into a haven for pollinators.

The last portion of the evening will be a Q&A session where you can ask our three experts additional questions.

Bring a notebook if you care to take notes, otherwise all materials are provided.

April 4, 2019

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April 11, 2019

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Location: The Station

Fee: $20.00  |  Date: April 4, 2019 & April 11, 2019

Ages: All Ages  |  Time: 6pm-8pm

Learn about the bees in your backyard through this two hour class giving you an introduction to bees. During the class you will split in to groups at three different stations to gain various bee knowledge.

Jim Harper will teach you about the creature that is the honeybee, the wide range of different honeys and products bees produce, how bees communicate to each other and how bees benefit all of nature and humans.

Talk with David Paeth about “A day in the life of a beekeeper”. A high level explanation about the parts, tools and what it takes to maintain a hive. There will also be discussion about how people can foster bumblebees in their yard. Bumblebees are incredible pollinators that are often misunderstood.

Charlie Pitts will talk about plants that attract pollinators. He will discuss what, how and where to plant them, care or carefree, and how participants can, with little effort, turn their yard into a haven for pollinators.

The last portion of the evening will be a Q&A session where you can ask our three experts additional questions.

Bring a notebook if you care to take notes, otherwise all materials are provided.

April 4, 2019

Register Now

April 11, 2019

Register Now