Diana Cox-Foster, Bees, Essential Keystones Supporting Our Food: Are They in Danger?

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Salt Lake City Public Library | 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series

Cox-Foster is research leader and research entomologist at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service-Pacific West area,  Pollinating Insects Research Unit in Logan, Utah.

Registration for Diana Cox-Foster’s lecture is closed.  

Seats are usually available the night of the event due to cancellations. We invite you to join us as a standby guest the night of the event. Ten minutes prior to the lecture, any open seats will be made available to standby guests.

Pollinated crops feed millions of people by providing the world its fruit, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and oils. But pollinators, such as bees, have been dying off at an unprecedented rate. In our delicate food ecosystem, this loss can have devastating effects. An expert on honey bees, bumble bees, blue orchard bees, and alfalfa leaf-cutting bees, Dr. Diana Cox-Foster has pioneered research on pollinators and their vital role in our food system.
 
Join Dr. Cox-Foster, Research Leader and Research Entomologist at Utah State University, as she illuminates the work being done to understand and solve pollination management issues in the United States and around the world. 

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