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Protecting Your Backyard Bees

By Rebecca Dickson 

Honey bees are in trouble.

Butterflies and bumblebees and other pollinators are in trouble.

We can help.

Protecting Your Backyard Bees

Thursday, March 20th, 2014, 7:00 pm

East Boulder Recreation Center

5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, 80303

A forum on the importance of bees, how to protect bees, and what kills bees—and other pollinators.

Forum Panelists:

Rella Abernathy, PhD, City of Boulder’s Integrated Pest Management Coordinator

Carol Kearns, PhD, CU researcher and teacher and expert on bees and other insects

Diana Oliveras, PhD, CU researcher and teacher and expert on bees and other insects

Tom Theobald, beekeeper, plaintiff in a lawsuit to stop bee-killing pesticide use

We’ll also show a short film clip from More than Honey, a recent documentary on bees. Q&A afterward. Come learn what you can do to protect bees and other wonderful insects. Free and open to the public.

http://www.boulderblueline.org/2014/03/14/protecting-your-backyard-bees/

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