The Science of Bees! with Kristine Nemec

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
21 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

In conjunction with The Fragile Bee exhibit, Kristine Nemec from the Tall Grass Prairie Center through the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls will be speaking on the science of bees. Topics will include bees, pollinators, and prairie conservation.

Kristine Nemec manages the integrated roadside vegetation management program at the UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center, providing training and education for Iowa's county roadside programs, and conducting outreach to raise awareness of IRVM. Previously she worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, where she developed and implemented ecosystem restoration plans, and the U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service in Brookings, South Dakota where she researched pollinator use of biofuel oilseed crops. Kristine received a B.S. in Environmental Studies (1999) and an M.A. in Biology (2003) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a Ph.D. in Natural Resource Sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2012).

This program is open to the public and free to attend. All ages are welcome.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Liz Crooks in advance at 319-335-1313 or liz-crooks@uiowa.edu.