Native Bees of the East Kootenay–CANCELLED

Event Date:
Friday, July 7, 2017
Location:
CPR Lodge, near Pynelogs Cultural Centre
Address:

1720 4th Ave, Invermere

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL.

Renowned bee scientist Lincoln Best is coming to Invermere! Lincoln’s one-hour presentation on Friday evening will focus on native bees in the East Kootenay and how important they are for local flora. You’ll also learn about a unique bee found only in Canal Flats.

The Friday night presentation at 7pm is by donation.

 

Lincoln Best has surveyed pollinator diversity in western Canada for almost 15 years and produced new data for more than 600 species while discovering new species in Canada. Lincoln studied Zoology and Ecology at the University of Guelph and conducted graduate research at York University on the geographical distribution and genetics of the bees of British Columbia. He has also led field teams through Central and South East Asia, observing native bees in more than 10 countries. Lincoln is passionate about floral/ bee relationships, especially the visitors to rare and unusual flowering plants in the Southern Interior.