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                       Nebraska Bumble Bee Atlas

 

The Nebraska Bumble Bee Atlas is a statewide community science project aimed at tracking and conserving our native bumble bees. Join us on Zoom for an in-depth training that will teach you about bumble bees and how to participate in the Atlas. Anyone with an interest in supporting pollinators is encouraged to join, no experience is necessary to participate in the Atlas!

Course Topics:

- Bumble Bee Biology
- Bumble Bee Conservation
- Identifying Nebraska's Bumble Bees
- How to Participate in the Atlas
- How to Net and Photograph Bumble Bees
- How to Submit Your Findings

 

*Registration required: (free): https://zoom.us/webinar/register/7016165444334/WN_zGTTLkflRui9QJzbbsevQA?fbclid=IwAR0_MDkxUeJRPP3LS2bFWBGSBfk_XzEIQO_HAhOErRBmsMOp2EFjFsKeI98#the-main-content

Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/i1bpgaAVL

 

Questions: katie.lamke@xerces.org

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The Federated Garden Clubs of Nebraska is selling ATLAS gardening gloves.  The price is $8.00 each or two pairs for $15.00.  Gloves are in medium and large sizes and come in four different colors (pink, purple orange, and green).

To purchase gloves, please mail a check, along with your color preference, to the following address:

     Lorraine Patrick

     3716 Schuemann Dr.

     Bellevue, NE 68123

Thank you for supporting the Federated Garden Clubs of Nebraska.

Gardening Minutes 

Planting Seeds Indoors 

Watch videos for common sense lawn and garden educational programming by David Lott, horticulture educator, with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. The focus on this programming is tailored for western Nebraska growing conditions, but are also applicable to neighboring states in the Great Plains.