We have received the following communication from Courtney Kowalczak, the FDLTCC Environmental Institute Director:
Hello Bee Enthusiasts,
The 2024 Bee Symposium will be held at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College on Saturday, February 10th. Doors open at 8:30 am and our day ends at 3:30 pm.
This year we have wonderful speakers such as:
Dr. Marla Spivak- founder of the UMN Bee Lab and internationally recognized bee authority.
Dr. Judy Wu Smart- Director of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Bee Lab. She will be sharing her research on the potential of bees as a warning mechanism of pollution events and the potential for changing policy in Minnesota.
The Bee Squad! They will be doing two presentations. Beekeeping 101 and Pests and Disease of the Hive.
We will also have a hands–on training on how to collect and prepare native pollinator plant seeds. Go home with some seeds that can be planted in the spring!
Information and Vendor Tables, prizes, and lunch will all be part of this great day.
Only cash and checks will be accepted at the door.