BFB Symposium

October 12 - 14, 2018
Kelowna, BC
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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
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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 2: Material Inquiry & Technique

Monday July 16, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Terra Nova Pollinator Meadow, 2640 River Rd, Richmond, BC

Harvest and learn to coil plants growing on site using Himalayan Blackberry fibre as thread. Guest: Cameron Cartiere.

WorkBee 3: Three-Dimensional Forms

Wednesday, July 18, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Terra Nova Pollinator Meadow, 2640 River Rd, Richmond, BC

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.

WorkBee 4 - Playful Discovery

Saturday July 21, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Terra Nova Pollinator Meadow, 2640 River Rd, Richmond, BC

Get creative! Work on coiled bumble baskets while learning about native bees. Guest: Erin Udal.

Final Celebration!

Sunday July 22, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Terra Nova Pollinator Meadow, 2640 River Rd, Richmond, BC

Join us to celebrate the installation of this community art project! Local refreshments will be served. Guest: Rumour Mill.