The Science of Bees! with Kristine Nemec
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.