Date: Thursday, Nov. 02, 2017 Time: 4:00 pm.
Spokane County/WSU Master Gardeners
Attend our Fall banquet
on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017.The evening includes
a no-host bar, catered dinner, silent auction, raffles, and meet & greet book signing with this year's keynote speaker, Rich Hatfield from the Xerces Society. Doors open
at 4:00 pm. Dinner
is at 6:00 Keynote presentation
at 7:00We are thrilled to welcome this year's keynote speaker Rich Hatfield
from the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Protection located in Portland, Oregon. Rich is a Senior conservation biologist and an expert on bumble bees and other pollinators.The rusty-patched bumble bee,
a native bee, was added to the endangered species list in September 2016. Rich Hatfield was the senior conservation biologist providing research to the US Department of Fish and Wildlife to support this action. He will speak to us about his research and field work, about pollinator endangerment, will share his insights about reasons for the dramatic decline of bee populations, and will educate us about what everyday citizens can do to help.
Please join us
in welcoming a passionate and knowledgeable conservation scientist and get the straight scoop on the topic of bee decline.Location:
The Lincoln Center
1316 N Lincoln Street
Spokane, WAFor more information,Spokane County/WSU Master Gardeners