Mind your bees

The Comox Valley Naturalists Society’s Feb. 20 meeting will feature Victoria bee expert Gordon Hutchings speaking on native bee pollinators and their habitat requirements.

Bee pollinators will be discussed at the next meeting of the Comox Valley Naturalists Society.

Bee pollinators will be discussed at the next meeting of the Comox Valley Naturalists Society.

The Comox Valley Naturalists Society’s Feb. 20 meeting will feature Victoria bee expert Gordon Hutchings speaking on native bee pollinators and their habitat requirements.

He has been studying native bees for 22 years, and has been a contract field biologist in several provinces. He will cover some of the threats to native bees, and their importance to both B.C. agriculture and the environment. Hutchings will speak Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.

For more information on CVNS, visit www.comoxvalleynaturalist.bc.ca.

— Comox Valley Naturalists Society