This will be a Zoom-only meeting.. Non-members may register on Eventbrite to attend this meeting. A recording of the talk will be available for a limited time.

Talk title: Plan Bee: Creating habitat for native bees  
Focusing on native bumble bees, this talk will look at habitat through the eyes of a bee! Learn about how landscaping can influence the diversity and abundance of pollinators in your yard through the creation of nesting and foraging habitat. 

Alexandria Farmer is a Biology Instructor at MRU where she’s taught for 25 years. Alex has an MSc in Pollination Ecology with research focused on how bumble bee species respond in abundance, distribution, and fitness, to clearcut logging in the landscape.  She’s also been studying bumble bee usage of nesting boxes and other domiciles, for the last 14 years and is a cofounder of the Alberta Native bee Council.  For more information on Alberta’s plentiful native bees and ways that you can help them, visit

Alberta Native Bee Council