Wild Spartans Series: Working with Honey Bees

February 9, 2021 7:00PM - 8:00PM


Contact: Laura Quist , Anne Kretschmann , Seth Martin , Veronica Bolhuis

Join 4-H staff as we meet scientists from across Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, the MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

February guest: Ana Heck, MSU Extension Apiculture Educator discusses her work with honeybees.
This month we will talk to an entomologist to learn what the buzz really is about bees! Join us on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 7pm EST for “All About Honey Bees: Working with a Superorganism”. We will talk about researching the pollinators of our world. You will meet MSU apiculture researcher, Ana Heck, learn about her field work, and the education and career path she followed to get there. 

Series information, upcoming speakers, and recordings of past presentations available here.

ABOUT THIS SERIES: Follow along as we climb through bogs, peer into bear dens, mist net songbirds, snorkel for fish, or perhaps even tag deer. Meet researchers, learn about their field work, and the education and career path they've followed to get there. Sessions last approximately 30 minutes and will feature 1-2 guest researchers. Following presentations, youth will be encouraged to ask questions to learn more through a live Q&A with scientists. Suggested audience age is 12-19 years. Viewers are encouraged to watch together with their families. This series is open to non-4-H youth and is free of charge. Monthly Sessions will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm EST through May.

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Tags: 4-h, 4-h beekeeping, 4-h entomology, 4-h environmental & outdoor education, 4-h great lakes & natural resources camp, environmental and outdoor education, environmental & outdoor education, fisheries and wildlife, natural resources, science & engineering, wild spartans

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Laura Quist

Laura Quist
quistla1@msu.edu

Anne Kretschmann

Anne Kretschmann
kretsc11@msu.edu

Seth Martin

Seth Martin
mart1885@msu.edu

Veronica Bolhuis

Veronica Bolhuis
bolhuisv@msu.edu