Led by Dr. Jason Graham, Entomologist and Educator
Field trips are limited to 25 participants. First come, first serve. All others will be placed on a waiting list.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 519-9592
FIELD TRIP OFFERINGS
Want to learn about the fascinating field of bee research, and maybe even get involved in bee research yourself? If so, this is the workshop for you!
Time: November 17, 2018, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Stanford University, 489 Arguello Mall, Room 105, Stanford, CA 94305
THIS FIELD TRIP WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE
Join our of San Francisco Mead Company, as we learn all about the process of making mead, and even doing some tasting! Must be 21+ to fully enjoy, all are welcome.
Time: December 6, 2018, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Location: San Francisco Mead Company, 1180 Shafter Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
Learn about California’s many native bees as you make native bee nest sites to put up in your own backyard and outdoor places.
Time: January 24, 2019, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Join us as we provide transportation from the Bay Area for a bee-themed road trip to Mann Lake beekeeping supplies, where we’ll have a tour and talk about our experiences with different types of beekeeping equipment.
Time: February 23, 2019, 11:00AM-6:00PM
Location: Mann Lake, 500 Santa Anita Drive, Woodland, California 95776 (Meeting Location TBD)
Open your eyes to the wonderful world of pollinator observing, identification and photography as we visit a pollinator garden. Bee sure to bring a camera so you can practice taking photos.
Time: April 13, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of an almond farm, and learn the importance of pollinators for agriculture and how growers use bees in their operations.
Time: May 11, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Burroughs Family Farm, 22323 E Monte Vista Ave, Denair, CA 95316
Join us as we sample varieties of honey and talk about how different flavors and styles of honey originate.
Time: June 15, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Keller Estate Winery, 5875 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954
Learn which plants to incorporate in your own paradise for pollinators as we take a visit to a pollinator garden for some inspiration.
Time: July 13, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join us in the classroom for an informative lesson on bee biology and health.
Time: August 15, 2019, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Thinking of incorporating bees into your lesson plan? This workshop will connect you with educators who are helping to share the beauty and science of bees in their classrooms.
Time: September 19, 2019, 5:00-7:00PM
Get first hand experience harvesting honey as we all uncap wax cells, prepare honey frame frames for the honey spinner, and bottle up a jar of our own liquid gold to take home!
Time: October 19, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Learn about bee sting therapy—yes—acupuncture using bee stings, and many more ways that bees and bee products can improve our health! Family friendly event, all welcome.
Time: November 23, 2019, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join us as we get together to share memories from some of the workshops of the past year—including a mead tasting with mead from our first mead workshop!
Time: December 14, 2019, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Dr. Jason Graham’s Bio
Jason is a bee researcher who has worked with honey bees and beekeepers for 12+ years. He earned his PhD in the Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory at University of Florida. For his post-doctoral work, Dr. Graham studied the known populations of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees and contributed data that helped to list these pollinators as endangered species. He has presented his bee research at the Smithsonian Museum, led field trips for the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), and his research has been featured by National Geographic. He has taught and assisted classes at University of Delaware, University of Florida, University of Hawaii, and Hawaii Pacific University.