Become a Travelling Bee Ambassador
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6 - 8:30 PM The Laurel Packing House, 1304 Ellis St, Kelowna Register at EventBrite- spaces are limited
Border Free Bees (BFB) and Kelowna Museums are hosting a workshop to help people become Travelling Bee Ambassadors. More and more organizations want to learn how to support native bee conservation. Join a team of volunteers willing to share your enthusiasm and knowledge with local groups. The 2 ½ hour workshop will give you a model talk and Power Point presentation on native bee conservation, help you answer common questions, and familiarize you with many resources available. You should come out of the workshop with confidence to help people learn about the native bees around us.
Build a Mason Bee House
Saturday, March 30 2019, Drop-in between 1 and 3:30 PM Laurel Packing House, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna Contact: 250- 868-4836 or EDUCATION@KELOWNAMUSEUMS.CA
Members of the community are invited to attend a workshop where they will learn how to build a mason bee house for their garden. Bring a 1-litre milk/ juice carton. Family-friendly. The hands-on event, hosted by Kelowna Museums and Border Free Bees, will also include information on caring for mason bees and the benefits of a pollinator garden.
October 12 - 14, 2018 Kelowna, BC Go to BFB Symposium page
Local, national and international collaborators, supporters and partners of Border Free Bees will gather in Kelowna to share experiences and knowledge, to identify challenges and to plan for the future. Join us for great keynote talks, contribute to an interactive map project, invite friends and family to dinner and a field trip, enjoy short, vivid “Buzz Talks” by our collaborating artists and international partners and brainstorm about ways to creatively help our pollinators, especially native bees! You are ALL welcome.
2nd Kelowna Pollinator Picnic
July 14, 2018, 11am - 1:30pm Brent's Grist Mill, Kelowna EVENT DETAILS
The public is invited to bring a lunch and a blanket to the Brent’s Grist Mill Heritage Park on Saturday July 14th for a Pollinator Picnic! Drop in between 11:00 am - 1:30 PM and enjoy live music, family fun and entertainment, and pick up a package of bee-friendly seeds for planting this fall in your garden!
WorkBee 3: Three-Dimensional Forms
Focus on shape and patterning: create coiled bumble baskets using previously harvested material. Guests: Natalie Der and Maya Khayrallah from the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra.