Pollinator Conservation Short Course – Garden City, KS

August 23rd, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Lee Richardson Zoo – Baffa Lecture Hall
Garden City, KS

Join Ray Moranz, Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist for the Xerces Society and NRCS, for this full day workshop focused on concepts around protecting and enhancing populations of pollinators, especially bees, in agricultural landscapes. The course will provide an overview of bee natural history and farm practices that support pollinators, such as protecting and creating habitat, modified horticultural practices, and advice on how to manage pests while protecting pollinators. In addition to receiving the latest cutting edge scientific findings, course participants will conduct a field tour to practice identifying bees and their habitat.

Registration is $30 per person. Registrants will receive the Xerces Society’s book, Attracting Native Pollinators, as well as information about habitat management guidelines and relevant USDA-NRCS and extension publications.You may bring a sack lunch or purchase a lunch from the Rush County Conservation District. Please indicate your choice when making your registration.

Please register by August 18. Contact Stephanie Royer, Rush County Conservation District at 785-222-2615 Ext.101, to register.

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