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People & Pollinators: Panel on Bees, Beekeeping, Gardens, and Our Greater Food System
November 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Please RSVP below to join us at the La Kretz Garden Pavilion UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden. Maximum capacity for this event is 60 and we encourage participant to arrive by 12pm to have a seat. Latecomers are welcome if space is available. Email email@example.com if you have any questions or accessibility needs for this event.
Kindly note that this event will take place in the classrooms of the pavilion with the windows and doors open. Participants must have filled out their daily symptom monitoring survey, provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test, and wear masks during the event. Please see here for more info: https://ucla.app.box.com/s/ldwgbdtwohcwbmbrk2gzdmb478od5566
EatWell Pod is excited to be in conversation with California Master Beekeeper Program manager (CAMBP) Wendy Mather, Bruin Beekeepers, and the jane b semel HCI community garden stewards for an inspiring review on the people-pollinator connection.
We’ll explore how pollinators, especially bees, are valuable contributors to our diverse food systems, and overall human and planetary health. Wendy Mather will share the 4Ps that put bees in peril, and outline proactive, healthy protocols we can all implement to support healthy bees. Bruin Beekeepers will share progress and lessons learned in bringing bees to campus and building programs to connect our community to them. We look forward to a rich discussion on the reciprocal relationship between healthy honey bees and humans.