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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: ag@uidaho.edu

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Pollinators in Peril: What You Can Do

Join the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in Sandpoint for two days of events focused on pollinators and their importance to the world around us. Special guests include world-renowned researcher and bee biologist Robbin Thorp. Whether you come to the Sandpoint Farmers Market for a free science kit, or to the Panida Theater for a short film and scientist panel, there is something for everyone to enjoy. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Community Seminar
6:30 p.m.
Panida Theater
300 N First Ave
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Hear from some of the greatest minds in the country as they discuss key issues affecting pollinator populations. Renowned researchers and professors will share their expertise regarding the ecological importance of pollinators, recent population trends and bee population management. Attendees will come away with methods of practice to help bees and other pollinators prosper.

Presenters include:

  • Robbin Thorp, Professor Emeritus, University of California Davis
  • Michael Parrella, Dean, University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Paul Rhoades, Pollinator Ecologist, University of Idaho
  • Luc Leblanc, William F. Barr Entomology Museum Curator, University of Idaho

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Summer of Science: Sandpoint
3-5:30 p.m.
Sandpoint Farmers Market
(Farmin Park, Oak St and around the fountain at Jeff Jones Downtown Square)
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Come to the Wednesday Farmers Market to learn about insects and pollinators and receive a free science kit! Kids will learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators with hands-on activities and a take-home science experiment.

Film Event
6-7 p.m.
Panida Theater
300 N First Ave
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Joins us for two movies followed by an expert panel. The short films, “Old Man and The Bee” and “A Ghost in the Making” will explore the world of bees and pollination unknown to many. Following the films we will hear from expert entomologists as they share knowledge of native bees and their importance to the area.

Presenters include:

  • Robbin Thorp, Professor Emeritus, University of California Davis
  • Michael Parrella, Dean, University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Paul Rhoades, Pollinator Ecologist, University of Idaho
  • Luc Leblanc, William F. Barr Entomology Museum Curator, University of Idaho

A Ghost In The Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee

Contact

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: ag@uidaho.edu

Location