Powerful Pollinators Workshop


"While honey bees get most of the credit, a considerable amount of agricultural pollination is performed by wild bees. In Toronto, backyard fruits and vegetables are pollinated mostly by wild bees. So, it is a good thing that there are over 350 species living within the GTA" - Bees of Toronto: A Guide to their Remarkable World, City of Toronto

 
DateWednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x.4862

Cost

FREE

Email

vho@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/sustainability

Location

122A St. Patrick St.

Powerful Pollinators Workshop (two dates)

Wed Nov 20, 12pm-1pm, 122A St. Patrick (Learning Zone) AND

Tues Nov 26, 10:30am-11:30am, 100 McCaul lobby

Bees have kept us alive for centuries. But are honeybees the only bees? They’re certainly not: bees come in all shapes, sizes
and colours, have different pollination specialties and most of them are solitary.
But what is pollination anyway? In this immersive workshop, a beekeeper will tell the tale of the evolution of agriculture.
Oh, how things have changed! Bees are now in danger, as is the entire food chain - humans included. Participants will
be invited to discover the unusual bond that binds humans and bees and how they can have a real, positive impact on
pollinator populations - and even become their ambassador.

Presentation will cover:
What are wild and solitary bees?
What do bees do when they visit flowers?
What is pollination?
Are bees disappearing?
How is industrial farming killing bees?
How can we save the bees?

 

Workshop will be led by a beekeeper from Alveole. Participants will also receive seed packs to sow wild, bee-friendly flowers at home! Limited quantity available.



Illustration of beekeeper kneeling beside beehive
DateWednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x.4862

Cost

FREE

Email

vho@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/sustainability

Location

122A St. Patrick St.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm

Powerful Pollinators Workshop (two dates)

Wed Nov 20, 12pm-1pm, 122A St. Patrick (Learning Zone) AND

Tues Nov 26, 10:30am-11:30am, 100 McCaul lobby

Bees have kept us alive for centuries. But are honeybees the only bees? They’re certainly not: bees come in all shapes, sizes
and colours, have different pollination specialties and most of them are solitary.
But what is pollination anyway? In this immersive workshop, a beekeeper will tell the tale of the evolution of agriculture.
Oh, how things have changed! Bees are now in danger, as is the entire food chain - humans included. Participants will
be invited to discover the unusual bond that binds humans and bees and how they can have a real, positive impact on
pollinator populations - and even become their ambassador.

Presentation will cover:
What are wild and solitary bees?
What do bees do when they visit flowers?
What is pollination?
Are bees disappearing?
How is industrial farming killing bees?
How can we save the bees?

 

Workshop will be led by a beekeeper from Alveole. Participants will also receive seed packs to sow wild, bee-friendly flowers at home! Limited quantity available.

Venue & Address: 
122A St. Patrick St.
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/sustainability
Email: 
vho@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x.4862
Cost: 
FREE
Illustration of beekeeper kneeling beside beehive
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