Join us for science and history programs on second and fourth Sundays at 1:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). All programs are free.
Bee-yond the Bees' Knees
June 30, 2019
Discover the joy of beekeeping, fun facts, insights about honeybees, and the life of a beekeeper. Geared for adults, this presentation includes an overview of the honeybee, what’s happening with its survival, how we can help, and a time for questions and answers. Charlotte Hubbard, Michigan’s 2018 Beekeeper of the Year, is lead instructor for the KVCC Beekeeping Series, the author of two books, including a children’s book about bees and a humorous collection of essays about beekeeping, as well as a national speaker on all things bees.
Plants for Pollinators
July 28, 2019
Identify the most common of the 400 species of pollinating insects in this area and understand what they need for food and shelter. Learn which plants are bee friendly, how bees pollinate our plants, and the benefits of pollinators to our food supply. Find out what we can do to take action on behalf of the bees. Susan Rice is a certified Pollinator Champion through MSU, an established beekeeper, an avid gardener, and a board member of the Kalamazoo Bee Club.