Expert of bees and dragonflies to speak in Williams Lake

Did you know there are more than 450 species of native bees in B.C. and they perform the majority of pollination?

Did you know there are more than 450 species of native bees in B.C. and they perform the majority of pollination, especially for native plants?

The Scout Island Nature Centre and Williams Lake Field Naturalists have invited entomologist Gord Hutchings to give a presentation at the Nature Centre on Friday, July 6 starting at 7:30 p.m.

Hutchings will  also lead a field trip about dragon flies at the Nature Centre on Saturday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants will meet at the Nature House and set our with dragonfly expert Hutchings, to seek, identify, and learn the habits of the dragons and damsels of the marsh.

He will also be watching for native bees to show participants.

Come prepared to be out in the open for a couple of hours.


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