Upcoming Meetings & Events...
Bee & Pollination Presentations
Native Bee & Honey Bee Presentation
Date & Time: October 21, 2013, 7:30pm
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Description: Learn how to identify common, non-honey-making, wild bees in Michigan, where they are likely to nest, what they require to thrive, and useful tips for promoting them in your garden. Also learn about honey bee biology, the current status of both honey bees and wild bees, simple conservation strategies that anyone can employ, and why bees need conserving as pollinators of many of the foods we eat.
Other details: Hosted by the Huron Valley Chapter of the Michigan Botanical Club and the Ann Arbor Chapter of the Wild Ones. FREE
2013 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market EXPO
DeVos Exhibition Hall, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Preregistration for the next GLEXPO is now open! The 2013 GLEXPO will take place at DeVos Hall in Grand Rapids, Michigan from December 10-12th. For more information about the education program visit the GLEXPO website.
Interested in contributing a research or extension poster to the GLEXPO poster session? Visit this page for instructions. Poster presenters receive free admission to the EXPO. Poster title submissions are due by Friday, November 22, 2014.
To view some of the posters from the 2012 GLEXPO, follow this link.
Northwest Michigan Orchard & Vineyard Show
The next Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show will be held in Acme, Michigan from January 14-15, 2014. For more details about the show, either call 231-946-1510 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view presentations from the 2013 Show, visit this page.
MSU Tree Fruit School
The next MSU Tree Fruit School will be held in February 2015 (exact dates TBA) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Archives from the 2013 School are available here.
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