Wednesday, February 18, 2015

March Meeting

The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its March meeting Thursday, March 5th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. This month's meeting is all about bees! Our first speaker of the evening will be Brian Dykstra. He is a bee educator with a Masters Degree focused on Pollination Biology. He will present a history of plant breeding, the biology of pollination, and speak about how the growing of dahlias relates to pollination of bees. Our second speaker will be Christine Cameron of Beyond Toxics. She will explain how to have a pollinator friendly garden using bee-friendly pesticide alternatives. There will be door prizes and free refreshments available.The meeting is free and open to the public. We hope that you will join us!