Skip to main content
x
Jul 13
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center, 195 Georgia Mtn Exprmnt Sta, 5928 30512, Hollow Hill Road, Blairsville, GA 30512
This event will not be recorded.
Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center, 195 Georgia Mtn Exprmnt Sta, 5928 30512, Hollow Hill Road, Blairsville, GA 30512
Blairsville, GA

Want to connect with other Southeast Bumble Bee Atlas volunteers and get some hands-on experience? Join us for a field day! We'll go over how to use your insect net, how to collect data according to project methods, and how to identify bumble bees. Anyone with an interest in bees and a desire to help them in a hands-on way is encouraged to attend—no prior experience needed!

Learn more and register today!



Laurie Hamon - Endangered Species Conservation Biologist - Xerces Society
Laurie is a conservation biologist for the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and the lead project manager for the Southeast Bumble Bee Atlas. She earned her PhD at North Carolina State University, where she conducted her thesis on the pollination ecology of Venus flytraps. She has conducted survey work for multiple rare insect species and investigated insect communities in urban pollinator gardens. Laurie was also co-coordinator on a community science project to monitor butterflies at a biological reserve in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.