Capital Springs Bumble Bee Brigade Training

Event Dates

  • 07/12/2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Want to join a citizen science monitoring team?  We need citizen science volunteers! 
Learn more about DNR’s B3 program: Bumble Bee Brigade

ABOUT THE TEAM:
We are forming the Capital Springs Bumble Bee Brigade this year to learn more about  the bumble bees that use Capital Springs habitats.  Volunteers will identify, photo, and submit data about bumble bees. After the training session in July, we’ll develop a flexible team schedule for monitoring these important pollinators. To join the team, please sign up for the training below.  If you can’t make this training session, please contact us.  All our welcome to join our new citizen science team. Join the fun!

TRAINING:
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd., Madison WI 53711
When: July 12th, 9am-Noon
Instructor: Susan Carpenter, UW Arboretum
Sign Up: https://lussierheritagecenter.com/Event/Home/SignUp/507
Contact:  Clare at carlson.clare@countyofdane.com; Lael at pascual.lael@countyofdane.com

The training session with UW Arboretum’s Susan Carpenter will help us learn about bumble bee biology, life cycle, habitat, how to find, identify, and take photos of these important native pollinators. We will also learn how to submit data to the DNR’s Wisconsin Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Inventory website. All are welcome.

Location

Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd., Madison WI 53711

Contact

Clare at carlson.clare@countyofdane.com; Lael at pascual.lael@countyofdane.com

Categories: Parks, Training