Bee on Showy Goldenrod Heather Holm

What’s the Buzz about Native Bees

Sag Moraine is pleased to invite you to this free webinar featuring award-winning author, Heather Holm!

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at
7pm Central Time

Registration is closed for this event. The webinar was not recorded.

This presentation will explore the fascinating world of our native bees! Our native bees are our best pollinators, yet they have been declining steadily over the last few decades. By better understanding their world we can help reverse this trend. Heather will share the life cycle, habits, and general characteristics of bee species that are native to our area. She will also discuss the amazing mutually beneficial relationship that they have developed with our native plant species over hundreds of years. Once you learn more about the combined role native plants and native bees play in maintaining a healthy ecosystem, you will experience your garden in a whole new way!

This event will NOT be recorded!

Heather Holm

Heather Holm is a biologist, pollinator conservationist, and award-winning author. She passionately informs and educates audiences nationwide, through her writing and many presentations, about the fascinating world of native pollinators and beneficial insects, and the native plant communities that support them.

Bee on flower - Heather Holm

Heather is the author of four books: Pollinators of Native Plants (2014), Bees (2017), Wasps (2021), and Common Native Bees of the Eastern United States (2022). Both Bees and Wasps have won multiple book awards including the American Horticultural Society Book Award (2018 and 2022 respectively).

Heather’s expertise includes the interactions between native pollinators and native plants, and the natural history and biology of native bees and predatory wasps. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and many local publications. Heather is also an accomplished photographer and her pollinator photos are frequently featured in print and electronic publications.

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