Monday October 20, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
This event will be recorded
What is going on with bees? Honey bees have been all over the media lately with talks of colony collapse and the doom of our food system.
Join us as we discuss a brief history of bees and beekeeping in the United States, and their current role in Agriculture. We will untangle what we know are the root causes for their decline, and will discuss ways that you can become involved to help their plight.
Dr. Meghan Milbrath owns and manages Sand Hill Apiaries, a small beekeeping and queen rearing operation in Munith, MI. She began working with bees with her father over 20 years ago, and has been hooked on bees since. She most recently worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Entomology Department at Michigan State University, studying honey bee disease with renowned bee researcher, Zachary Huang.
This event is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area (LWV-AAA).