UI hosts Pollinator Summit Wed & Thu

The University of Idaho Extension is hosting a pollinator summit Wednesday from 4-5 pm followed by a series of short programs about the current status of bees and other pollinators from 6-8.

The summit will focus on pollinators and their habitats on the Palouse and beyond.

On Thursday from 2-6 pm, experts will focus on current research and efforts to protect habitats in the future.

The Dean of Agricultural and Life Sciences, experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, Palouse Prairie Foundation, and the U of I William F. Barr Entomological Museum will speak.

The summit is free and open to those who register online for individual sessions. Register at https://palousepollinators.wixsite.com/savethebees.

More information is available from summit organizer Iris Mayes at the UI Extension Latah County office at latah@uidaho.edu or 208-883-2267.