A Walk in the Woods

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OFFSITE ($10) Description: Meet at the YMCA Property at 10:00am for a guided nature walk. Pack a bag lunch or snack. 1 mile or 2 mile loop option. Wear appropriate footwear. Porta potties onsite (Property is located at 1349 Mecklenberg Road. Take 79 West towards Mecklenburg. The property is on the left side of the […]

Following the Wild Bees with Thomas Seeley

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AT LIFELONG ($10) Description: Dr. Thomas Seeley, author of several books including Bee Democracy, and most recently Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting, will present a talk about the craft and science of finding wild colonies of honey bees. For nature and science enthusiasts, this is an event not to […]

Pollination and Sociality

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AT LIFELONG ($10) Description: Most people know about honey bees and colony collapse, but many people aren’t aware of the huge diversity of native bees, flies and butterflies that pollinate flowers around Ithaca. This presentation will discuss some of the important pollinators and some of the research that is being done at Cornell on them, […]