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
TBA Monthly Meeting
March 10th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet 6:00 p.m.
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.
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
Register online at https://tillamookbaycc.edu/
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