The nonprofit mission of Native Seeds/SEARCH is to conserve and promote arid-adapted crop diversity to nourish a changing world. We work within the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico to strengthen regional food security.
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An Afternoon of Bee Bliss

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Join bee habitat artist Greg Corman and pollinator professor, author and bee expert Dr. Steve Buchmann for a buzzy afternoon of garden sculptures, local libations and hors d'oeuvres.

Saturday, March 23
1 - 3:30 pm
Free admission

Greg Corman combines art and ecology. He uses recycled wood and steel plus found items to create functional objects, outdoor sculptures, and garden amenities like small tables and benches. Many of his garden sculptures are drilled with tunnels to provide nesting places for solitary native bees that are important pollinators. Others are made for snake and lizard habitat.

Dr. Stephen Buchmann was a founding member of North America Pollinator Protection Campaign and serves as the International Coordinator for the Pollinator Partnership. Steve is an adjunct professor in the Entomology Department at the University of Arizona, and a research associate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He has published about 150 scientific papers and 12 books, including The Forgotten Pollinators with Gary Nabhan. His latest book is Honey Bees: A History of Bees and Honey for teens.

Bee books and sculptures available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Native Seeds/SEARCH.

NS/S Conservation Center
3584 E. River Road, just east of the Alvernon intersection opposite the Waldorf school. Look for our marquee sign.