Did you know that there are 27 species of bumble bee found in Manitoba? Join entomologist Joel Gardner from the University of Manitoba to find out how bumble bee populations are doing at FortWhyte! You will learn how to safely handle these fuzzy pollinators and observe them before releasing them back into the wild.
Joel will be leading three surveys; you are welcome to attend one or all three!
Saturday, July 14 1-3pm
Saturday, July 28 1-3pm
Saturday, August 11 1-3pm
Rain Date Saturday, August 18 1-3pm
Registration is required to hold your spot in this free program. Please visit store.fortwhyte.org to register.
Suggested for ages 12+, including adults.
Although risk of a sting is low with proper care, this activity is not recommended for those with known bee allergies.