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Orchard Mason Bee Nest and Cocoon Cleaning

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When: Nov 06, 2017 from 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Contact:
Erin Law
971-222-6119

Nov 6 |Mark Fitzsimons will show you how to clean mason bee nest structures and keep parasite numbers low, resulting in healthy bees and a growing colony

Mason Bee - Line Sabroe
Mason Bee - Line Sabroe

Nov 6 (Mon), 7pm–9pm: class in Heron Hall

Bring in your mason bee nest tubes, reeds, or bee blocks designed to be opened for cleaning, and we’ll help you prepare your colony for emergence next spring!
 
Mark Fitzsimons will show you how to clean mason bee nest structures and keep parasite numbers low, resulting in healthy bees and a growing colony, good news for backyard pollination! We’ll open tubes, reeds, and blocks, identify common pests, sort cocoons, and discuss winter storage and spring nest preparation. Just a few hours of work each winter pays off in a sustainable colony and higher fruit production for you and your neighbors!

 

Fee for Class: $14
(Event Type = Adult class)

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