Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Native Bees of the Bulkley Valley

Wednesday April 30, 2014  12:00pm-1:00pm

Northwest Community College - Smithers

Presenter: Lynn Westcott, Entomologist - Westcott Environmental Services, Smithers

Native bees are the most important pollinating insects in many of the world’s ecosystems. Animals ranging from birds to grizzly bears to humans rely on the pollinating efforts of this diverse group of insects.

This presentation will introduce the native bees known from the Bulkley Valley and provide an introduction to the bees’ general biology and habitat requirements.