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Evaluating Honeybee Brood Frames: Online Program

Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States

July 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: Free

Learn to distinguish between a healthy and sick brood and to recognize signs of European Foulbrood, American Foulbrood, chalkbrood, and varroa parasitic mite brood syndrome.

Speaker Ana Heck joined Michigan State University in January 2019 to support pollinator education initiatives, honeybee research, and implementation of policies to protect pollinators. Heck learned how to keep bees in Nicaragua while working with a sustainable agriculture team and women’s beekeeping cooperative from 2011 through 2013. She joined the University of Minnesota Bee Lab’s Bee Squad in 2014, where she managed apiaries, provided hands-on and classroom training to beekeepers, and managed Bee Squad outreach and Extension programs. Heck holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a graduate minor in Entomology from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish from Creighton University.


July 14, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
(734) 647-7600

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The Visitor Center, Conservatory and Display Gardens at Matthaei Botanical Gardens are scheduled to be closed on Monday, June 27 until 12:30 PM while maintenance is performed on the facility. We apologize for any inconvenience.