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February 8, 2022

Registration is now open!

The 9th Annual BEEvent Pollinator Conference

March 4, 2023 from 9:00-3:30
In-person event
Linn County Expo Center
3700 Knox Butte Rd E
Albany, OR 97322

Home gardeners – small farmers
community scientists – pollinator enthusiasts:
the 9th Annual BEEvent Pollinator Conference is for you!

  • The conference speakers are national, state and local experts. You’ll be able to ask questions during the Q & A sessions.  
  • Learn more about native bees and other insects that help us! This is the largest pollinator conference in the Pacific Northwest.
  • There will be bee supplies, books, and cocoons available for purchase from the LCMGA.
  • There will be many vendors of pollinator related goods.
  • Don’t worry if you are busy on March 4th. For those who prefer to watch video of this year’s event, we’re having the entire conference professionally recorded, and the video will be available later in March.  

Our expert speakers will include:
Weston Miller – OSU Dept of Horticulture:
“Adapting Your Yard and Garden for Climate Change”

Dr. Sandra DeBano – 
OSU Dept of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Sciences:
 “A Field of Dreams for Backyard Pollinators”

Ranee Webb & Susan Morton – Linn County Master Gardeners:
“Native Blue Orchard Mason Bees-BOB” 

Rich Little – Retired Entomologist:
“Some ‘New’ Bees to Know” and “How Did the Mason Bees Do Last Year?” 


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