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BeeTV: Building A Pollinator Habitat
October 6, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm UTC+0
A key strategy to saving the bees is bolstering the habitats they live in. Join The Bee Conservancy for a deep dive into pollinator planting strategies and easy steps you can take to ensure bees are well fed and have safe haven.
During this engaging webinar you’ll hear from experts with hands-on experience discuss:
- The relationship between pollinators and native habitats
- The role of trees and native ground cover in supporting bees
- A case study on building pollinator meadow on several hundred acres of state park
- A case study on how a brand approached their habitat-building sustainability goals
- Ways you can help, no matter where you live!
About The Panelists
Jennifer Palmer, Habitat Program Lead, The Bee Conservancy holds a certificate in Horticultural Therapy and studies in the Urban Naturalist Program at the New York Botanical Garden. She aims to connect communities and increase access to nature through urban wildlife exploration and native pollinator habitat restoration.
Harrison (Harry) Kahn Marketing Director Barr Hill Gin, a distillery dedicated to reconnecting cocktail culture to agriculture. Harry is a graduate of Middlebury College, where he studied Chinese, and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where he earned an MBA.
Wes Swee, Director of The James Foundation + Maramec Spring Park A graduate from Truman State University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. After college Wes worked for the Missouri Department of Conservation in the trout hatchery system for 16 years, training in all things conservation related, especially habitat improvement. Wildflowers piqued his interest in 2010 and began establishing pollinator gardens around the Maramec Spring Trout hatchery office. After three years of preparation. Wes and his staff are now into the sowing phase of their pollinator project and have planted over 60 acres of wildflowers around the park.
Rebecca Louie Executive Director of The Bee Conservancy. Rebecca is a Catskills beekeeper and certified Master Composter. She splits her time between the mountains and city with her dog, Max.
This webinar is made possible through our generous partner
Breakthru Beverage Group is a leading North American beverage wholesaler driving innovation in the marketplace with a nimble and insightful approach to business. Breakthru is proud to be family-owned and operated, bringing valued expertise to its operations across the U.S. and Canada. As industry leaders, we are dedicated to Corporate Social Responsibility and the promotion, selling and serving of alcohol in a safe and ethical manner.