2019

Common Native Bees, and How to Turn Your Yard into a Bee Paradise”, Garden Jubilee Main Stage Presentation

Summer Insect Exploration Station Launch- Floral Diversity and Pollinator Interactions”, Asheville Museum of Science

The Bees Around Us: A Short History of Humans and Honey Bees, and a Look at Some of the Thousands of Bees Native to North America”, Haywood County Public Library

Backyard Beneficials: The Wasps and Bees That Make a Garden Possible”, Haywood County Public Library

Native Bee Housing Demonstration” - Mountain Research Station

Blow Your Mind With Bee Biology! - Native Bees”, Bold Rock Hard Cider’s Bee Bold Pollinator Festival

The Importance and Diversity of North American Native Bees”, First United Methodist Church in Waynesville

Common Native Bees and Gardening for Pollinators”, Haywood County Chapter of the National Ladies Homestead Gathering

“Planting for Pollinators”, Black Mountain Blooms, Black Mountain, NC

“Restoring Lost Habitat for Native Pollinators”, Americorps in Partnership with Conserving Carolina and the North Carolina Arboretum

“Planting for Pollinators”, Waynesville Master Gardeners, Waynesville, NC

“Native Bees and Honey Bees”, Life at Western Carolina University, Sylva, NC

“Native Bees and Honey Bees”, Life at Western Carolina University, Biltmore Park, NC


2018

“Native Bees and the Important Roles They Play”, Western Carolina University Retired Faculty Organization, Cullowhee, NC

“Native Bees and the Important Roles They Play”, Center For Craft and Design, Asheville, NC

“Pollinators of All Shapes and Sizes”, Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville, NC

“Fascinating and Incredibly Important Hymenoptera- Special Focus on Bees and Wasps”, Part of a larger presentation co-taught with Nancy Adamson of the Xerces Society and Patryck Battle of Living Web Farms, Living Web Farms, Mills River, NC

“Native Bee Walk and Talk”, University of North Carolina Asheville Greenfest Presentation, Asheville, NC

“Native Bees- Fostering Populations in Your Area”, Black Mountain Garden Show and Sale, Black Mountain, NC

“Native Bees in Eastern North America”, Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville, NC


2017

“Beyond the Bee: Pollinators Other Than Bees and How to Attract Them”, Tuscola Garden Club, Lake Junaluska, NC

“Interactive Pollinator Walk Summer Series”, Love Lane Flower Farm, Waynesville, NC


2016

“Mason Bees”, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

“Beekeeping Series”, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Spriggly's also offers packaged presentations for other educators to deliver to their own audiences, such as a summer camp or garden club. These presentations include an engaging picture-based slideshow along with slide by slide talking points. Takeaway materials, educational videos, and interactive activity guides are available as well. Learn more here. 

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