The Bees’ Needs: Understanding and Supporting Pollinators Summit

  • Kittredge Theatre

  • Address: 701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • Times: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Dates: June 22, 2024
  • Admission: $20-50

Join us for a day of exhibits, short presentations, and a keynote by Dr. Stephen Buchmann. Globally renowned pollination ecologist, author, researcher and film consultant, Dr. Stephen Buchmann will address “Bees & Other Pollinators: Why They Are Essential to Flowers, Wildlife and Us.” Throughout the Summit, melipona bee honey will be on sale and there will be native plant vendors.
Schedule
11:30 - Event Opens - Vendor and Exhibitors on-site through the afternoon
12:00-12:45 - You're Saving the Wrong Bees: Impacts of Honeybees and Why it Matters
1:00-1:45 - Integrating Pollination and Pest Management in Working Landscapes
2:00-2:45 - Melipona Stingless Tropical Bee Project
3:00-3:45 - Buncombe County K-12 School Pollinator Conservation Program
4:30-5:30 - Bees & Other Pollinators: Why They Are Essential to Flowers, Wildlife and Us

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