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2nd Annual St. Louis BeeBlitz

Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 10:30 AM-1:00 PM

Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center, 5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63112 United States + Google Map

FREE and OPEN to ALL nature lovers, concerned citizens, science enthusiasts and pollinator lovers over the age of 10. (Age limits apply to ensure quality of collected data.) Registration is required. CLICK HERE to register! Space is limited. Register early!

To register a group of more than 4, contact Nicole Miller-Struttmann, assistant professor of Biological Sciences, Webster University College of Arts & Sciences at 314-246-2628 or email, nicolem42@webster.edu.

Meet at the east side of the Forest Park Forever Visitor & Education Center. We will be walking to different locations throughout the park, so please arrive promptly at 10:30 a.m.

Bee-Insect2-PNGHelp us take a snap-shot in time of the bees of Forest Park! Get outside on Saturday, June 16, to kick off National Pollinator Week and join the Saint Louis Bee Brigade in a ‘photo survey’ to photograph all the bees we see at different locations in the park. Photographs will be uploaded to the citizen science database, BeeSpotter. From here, scientists can use these photos to help determine how and why bee populations are changing in the St. Louis region.

We need your help to make this a successful survey! Get outside and join us for this science-in-action citizen science research effort to save the wild bees! You’ll learn a bit about bees and bee biology and how to photograph these critically important and declining pollinators!

St. Louis BeeBlitz is presented in partnership with the St. Louis Bee Brigade, a citizen science BioBlitz collaboration of Webster University, The Academy of Science of St. Louis, Saint Louis University, BeeSpotter of the University of Illinois, and Forest Park Forever.

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Details

Date:
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time:
10:30 AM-1:00 PM
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Venue

Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center
5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
+ Google Map