FREE PUBLIC LECTURE by Brian Campbell
The Relationship between Bees, Plants and People
Stresses and Opportunities
There is an intimate relationship between bees and flowering plants that, due to many changes in the environment, has been under tremendous stress. Come and learn about some of the conditions that are causing declines in bee populations and how we can better align our activities to support pollinators.
To register call: 604.323.5322 with Conference # 51150.
Where: Langara College (100 West 49th Avenue) Room A122A
When: Thursday April 21st at 7pm until 8:30pm
Cost: Free but you must register to attend as space is limited.
Sustainable Urban Beekeeping Certificate Program at Langara Continuing Studies
Are you looking for an urban beekeeping course in Vancouver? Look no further! Langara College is excited to be offering a new 36 hour, indepth beekeeping certificate program.
With this series of courses in small-scale and organic urban beekeeping, emphasis is placed on hands-on learning. You will have ample opportunity to spend time in the hives, building confidence and learning to manage bees. This program will teach best practices to beginners, reinvigorate experienced beekeepers and offer opportunities to take hive management and practices to higher levels. It is also ideal for those interested in learning more about pollination and pollinators.
Langara certificate programs are designed to provide students with the highest quality of education in their chosen field. To ensure that this education will be valued in the marketplace, programs are reviewed and assessed by Langara College’s Health and Human Services Advisory Committee, comprised of leading business and health-care professionals. All certificate programs must be vetted through Langara College’s Education Council before receiving approval as a certificate program.
There is definitely an art and a science to starting native plants from seed. In this workshop we will learn about dormancy, keeping seeds healthy in storage and how to grow native forbs and herbaceous perennials from seed successfully. Fun, informative and productive!
High quality locally produced Blue Orchard Bees for sale. Raised in the Vancouver BC region on an organic farm! Cleaned in cold water without bleach, candled to detect pests and diseases and graded according to size to provide the very best for pollination.
Please contact Brian at email@example.com for prices and availability.
Brian will be at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Seedy Saturday selling honey and mason bees, sharing his passion for bees and talking about the latest round of classes at The Bee School on Saturday February 27 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. If you would like bees or honey this is the place to be.