Course at a Glance

March 27 to April 10
HSU Campus, Forestry Building, room 105

Native Bees of North America


Course Description:

Delve into the world of bees and explore the more than 4,000 native bees of the continent. Learn about bee diversity and ecology and expand your knowledge of the important roles bees play as pollinators. Discover ways of helping conserve native bees and techniques for attracting them to your garden.



Start Date: 3/27/2018
End Date: 4/10/2018
Day of week: Tuesday
Cost: $60.00
Course ID: 26992
Brian Dykstra in dune area

Brian Dykstra

Brian Dykstra is a botanist and ecologist. Bees, pollination biology, botany and ethnobiology are his interests. He completed his MS thesis on pollination ecology and earned a certificate in community college education (Humboldt State University). He has taught community college and managed an academic greenhouse for a large university. He has worked in pollination research and outreach, agricultural extension research, field botany, science editing, and served as education/outreach chair for a native plant society, farming, and much more.