Upcoming events

    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • OSU Extension Office (Rural Innovation Center)

    Are you interested in raising MASON BEES to pollinate those early native plants? Entomologist Rich Little will be lecturing on that very topic set February 29, 2020 at the OSU Extension Office (Rural Innovation Center) from 9am to 1pm. Mr. Little is a member of the 2014 Legislative Task Force on Pollinator Health, head of the Linn County BEEvent and a Linn County Master Gardener.   He will tell us how to successfully tend Mason Bee cocoons, house them and encourage their early season pollination.  Cocoons will available for sale. 

    This is event is sponsored by the Tillamook County Master Gardener Association.  Questions – contact Evelynn VonFeldt, 503-377-2019

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    • 10 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Tillamook County Library

    TBA Monthly Meeting


    March 10th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

    Meet & Greet 6:00 p.m.

    Guest Speaker: Christine Buhl, PhD

    Broad Entomologist with a B.S. in Environmental Science (OSU) and Ph.D. in Entomology (UW-Madison). Worked on various projects concerning fire ant biocontrol along the Tex-Mex border, insect food sources for endangered Hawaiian finches, public health for arthropod-borne illnesses and chemical defense ecology of genetically modified biomass crops. Currently serving as the state Forest Entomologist with the Oregon Department of Forestry providing entomological technical assistance to various types of landowners and flies aerial surveys of forest damage.


    • 9 Apr 2020
    • 10 Apr 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • TBCC room 104

    Tillamook Bay Community College

    Introduction to Beekeeping

    taught by Claire Moody

    TBCC Community Education Program

    2 days, 3 hours each day

    April 9th and 10th

    1:00 pm to 4:00

    room 104

    Fee $20

    Register online at https://tillamookbaycc.edu/


    • 14 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Tillamook County Library

    TBA Monthly Meeting


    March 10th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

    Meet & Greet 6:00 p.m.

    Guest Speaker: Dr. Priyadarshini Chakrabarti Basu

    Priya earned her Ph.D. in Zoology from University of Calcutta in India, where she studied the effects of pesticides on wild Indian honey bees. A gold medalist in her Master’s, Priya has been the recipient of the prestigious INSPIRE Fellowship by the Department of Science & Technology (Government of India), the highly competitive Royal Society Newton International Fellowship by the Royal Society and the prominent Newton-Bhaba PhD Placement Fellowship jointly by the governments of India and UK. In 2019, Priya received the OSU Phi Kappa Phi Postdoctoral Scientist Award and the OSU Postdoctoral Excellence Award. Priya has published several peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, books chapters and extension articles. She has been an active participant in sharing research with various beekeeping groups across Oregon. Apart from mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, Priya also interacts at daylong seminars with schoolchildren to teach honey bee biology and spread environmental and pollinator awareness.

    • 12 May 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Tillamook County Library

    TBA Monthly Meeting


    March 10th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

    Meet & Greet 6:00 p.m.

    Guest Speaker: Dewey Caron, PhD




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