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June: Boone Regional Beekeepers - bumblebees

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June: Boone Regional Beekeepers - bumblebees

Time & Location

Jun 26, 3:00 PM – Jun 27, 5:00 PM

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About the Event

Our June meeting will be in-person at the Animal Science Building on the MU campus.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm (doors open at 2:30PM).

A guest speaker, Jared Brabant, will give a presentation on his research of bumblebees covering:

  • Threats to bumblebees/pollinators and why we care
  • Overview of bumblebee biology
  • Bumblebees of Missouri and how we identify them
  • Overview of current project
  • 2 ways that we currently manage pollinator habitat
  • 1 new method of habitat management we are exploring
  • Conservation implications

Additionally we will discuss

  • What's happening with your hives.
  • What beekeepers should be doing with their hive colonies during June and July.

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