2016 Calendar of Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public!

Saturday June 4, 11, and 18
Market at the Square in Urbana
7:00 AM-12:00 PM         
Visit our booth at the Urbana Farmer's Market to learn about the status of pollinators in North America and how you can help.

Friday, June 24
"A Ghost in the Making" Film Preview
Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St. Champaign, IL 61820, Robeson Pavilion Room C
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Join Dr. Sydney Cameron from the UIUC Department of Entomology as she previews the film "A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee" created by photographer Clay Bolt. Come learn about the disappearing rusty-patched bumblebee an other bumblebee species that are in decline. Visit The Gazette online for the full article.

Saturday, June 25

BeeSpotter BeeBlitz
U of I Pollinatarium, NE of the corner of Lincoln & Windsor (directions)
10:00 AM-11:00 AM at Pollinatarium
All Day Across the Midwest
Join us at the Pollinatarium to celebrate the end of another National Pollinator Week. We will venture out into the fields surrounding the Pollinatarium and photograph bees, then we will show you how to upload the photos to BeeSpotter. We encourage you to bring your camera or smartphone,
Nature lovers and concerned citizens of the Midwest are invited to get outside, snap pictures of bees and upload their findings to BeeSpotter. For more information or find and event near you, visit the BeeBlitz webpage.