NCSU CALS Sustainability Office Pollinator event educates community about pollinator health

The CALS Office of Sustainability Programs held a Pollinator Health Meet & Greet on Friday, June 21st at E.S. King Village to help raise awareness about pollinator health issues.  Attendees also had the opportunity to see a live demonstration hive and see the workings of a honeybee hive, identify the queen, drones and workers, and talk to Dr. David Tarpy, Associate Professor and Extension Apiculturist from NC State and graduate students from the NC State Apiculture Program. This was part of a national effort that many other states participated in during National Pollinator Week (www.pollinator.org), an annual awareness campaign to educate our community about honeybees, beekeeping, and the importance of bee pollinators.  The event was attended by residents of E.S. King Village, industry partners and faculty and staff from the College of Ag & Life Sciences, among others.

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