Introduction to Our Native Pollinators + Mason Bees: Our No-sting Pollinator
Part 2 of an introduction to this amazing group of insects who keep our flowers beautiful and our food harvests bountiful. This seminar is an introduction to urban beekeeping. Dr. Jim Glassford will teach you about the basics of keeping hives, how to keep your bees healthy and the problems that can be encountered in an urban environment. This primer will help you decide if this fascinating and rewarding hobby is for you.
This is a FREE seminar. *Please register in advance by clicking on the REGISTER button, by calling 250-753-1154, or emailing NanaimoHarbourfront@virl.bc.ca*
The Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association (VIMGA) is a chapter of the Master Gardeners Association, an international service society of specially trained volunteers who teach science-based sustainable gardening practices to home gardeners. VIMGA is one of the 5 chapters in the British Columbia Association and partnering with the Victoria chapter, specializes in the stewardship of Vancouver Island’s unique environment.