There was a lively “hive” of people at the Sciences Library for Beekeeping 101! We heard an informative talk about bees and beekeeping from Jim Davis. Then we made a bee-line for the courtyard to take a closer look at bees and how they compare with other insects. Finally, some of us acted out theContinue reading “Beekeeping 101 Event is the Bee’s Knees!”
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Beekeeping 101 at the Sciences Library
Join us for Beekeeping 101 at the Sciences Library for an all-ages beekeeping talk and activities on Tuesday, July 31, 2-4 pm! 2-3 PM (Sciences Library room 102): Jim Davis of the East Central Iowa Beekeepers will give a talk on the management of bees, why bees are important, and what you can do to helpContinue reading “Beekeeping 101 at the Sciences Library”
Beekeeping 101 Exhibit at the Sciences Library
Swing by the Sciences Library to see our new exhibit, Beekeeping 101! It features a real honeycomb, wooden bee houses, smoker can, and protective suit. The exhibit includes resources for learning more about beekeeping as well as bee conservation. Thank you to Jim Davis and Jeremy Richardson for sharing their beekeeping supplies with us!