Bee There or Bee Square: Branford Land Trust January Lecture Features Pollinators

Join the Branford Land Trust for an informative and important lecture on Connecticut’s most important pollinator — bees — presented by Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Entomologist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. The first event in this Winter Lecture Series will take place on Tuesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m., at the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library in Stony Creek (146 Thimble Island Rd, Branford).

Dr. Stoner’s work at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has responsibility for the state honey bee registration and inspection program and also conducts active research and public information programs. Her research focuses on several aspects of bees and pollination including exposure of bees to pesticides in pollen and nectar, attractiveness of ornamental plants to honey bees and native bees, pollinator habitat on Connecticut farms and practices to create or improve habitat, and pollination of pumpkins and winter squash.

The Winter Lectures Series is free and open to the public. Watch for details on the BLT Winter Lecture Series scheduled for Tuesday, January 28; Thursday, February 27; Thursday, March 26; and Thursday, April 23.

The Branford Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, accredited by the Land Trust Alliance, celebrating more 50 years of protecting Branford’s open space and natural resources. For more information and to become a member visit www.branfordlandtrust.org.

Photo by Jen Payne.

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