Join local beekeepers Neal and Dianne Rinehart as they share their knowledge of pollinators and their importance to quality of life. They will briefly review the different species of pollinators, then focus on honey bees. They will cover many topics and adapt to the interests of the participants.
Topics may include: the different types of important pollinators, the history of beekeeping in North America, the basics of beekeeping (so people want to be a beekeeper), what’s in a hive, the chemistry of honey, the challenges bees and beekeepers face today and in the future. So maybe, just maybe, participants will taste honey and bee products.
Join us and ask questions from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on July 28 at the Grimes Farm and Conservation Center, 2349 233rd St., Marshalltown.
There is no cost for this program, however, pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. on July 22. Register by calling 641-752-5490, emailing email@example.com, or texting only at 641-758-9777.