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Pollination Ecology – How Can We Help Bees? Larry Dapsis, Entomologist with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, returns via Zoom to Highfield Hall, this time to talk BEES!

Honeybees, both locally and nationally have been suffering catastrophic losses. This program will review honey bee biology and the factors responsible for this problem. In addition, we will review the state of wild pollinators like bumble bees and the things residents can do to help them.  Many of the fruits and vegetables we eat require pollination. The current situation with murder hornet in the US will be discussed.

Larry just gave us 3 STEPS to protect yourself from Ticks, currently available on our YouTube channel, if you are reading this from anyplace in Barnstable County, you need to see the video!

Free for members | $10 for non-members
Register online today or call us at 508-495-1978, ext. 2

Talk will be held online using the Zoom platform. After signing up, you will receive instructions and be provided the dedicated link to join via computer.
Larry has been an Entomologist since age 5.  He earned his B.S. in Environmental Science & Biology at Fitchburg State University and M.S. in Entomology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has had 36 years of professional pest management experience including Vegetables, Cranberries and Household Insects, for a well-known national agricultural cooperative. He joined Cape Cod Cooperative Extension in 2011 as Deer Tick Project Coordinator and Entomologist, and is a member of the Barnstable County Task Force on Lyme and other Tick-Borne Diseases.
Cancellation Policy: We reserve the right to cancel any program due to low registration with full refund for any registered participant.

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