Nature’s Prolific Pollinators

Imagine a world without flowers, fruit, coffee or chocolate! Over half of dietary fats and oils come from crops pollinated by animals. They also facilitate reproduction in 90% of the world’s flowering plants. While bees are the alpha pollinators, they are hardly alone as butterflies, bats, birds and even ants play a role. Explore the work of pollinators and efforts to support their labor so we can continue to enjoy a cornucopia of produce.

Instructor

Deb Jenks, PhD

Dr. Jenks is a professor in the School of Nursing at Milwaukee School of Engineering. She is in her fifth year of beekeeping with 15 hives in her backyard and others scattered around the area with friends. After a year ... read more

Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Deb Jenks PhD

Fee: $10

Program Number: SPRI:370

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