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.