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Native Bubble Bee Field Day

  • US Forest Service western divide ranger station 397 N Roche St Porterville, CA, 93257 United States (map)

Native Bee Field Day in Sierra Meadows

Why: Bumble bees are very important in the pollination of native flowers in

natural ecosystems and often are encountered in meadows and near streams.

Who: Robbin Thorp, Ph.D. – UC Davis Professor Emeritus - World-renowned

native pollinator specialist

When: June 24, 2017, Saturday, 9 am

Where: Meet at Western Divide Ranger Station on Highway 190 at 9 am. Coming

from Porterville it is just past River Island Golf Course on the left. Coming from

Springville it is just past Globe Drive and on the right.

We will driving to Balch Park Road, then onto Bear Creek Road (Highway 220) to

Mountain Home State Forest. We are going to a meadow near Memorial

Meadow and can meet folks there at 1015. Parking will be on the right just off

the road under the blue dot on the map.

Contact Nina Hemphill (559 539 5503 home or 559 784 1500 work) or Fletcher Linton (559 7190299 home or 559

784 1500 work) with questions.