Bees & Trees Walk

Bees & Trees Walk

Date(s) - July 9, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Did you know that there are more than 500 different species of bee that call the state of Oregon home? Ranging from big, fuzzy bumble bees to tiny, solitary carpenter bees, they all play a significant role in pollinating our native plants and trees.

This Bees and Trees walk will highlight important plant and pollinator relationships in the PNW. We’ll start with a quick introductory session on bees and bee diversity, observe collected specimens, and then hit the trails to get a closer look at the bees that call the Arboretum home. We’ll practice catch and release with insect nets and magnifying viewers out on the trails.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.


About the instructor:
Rebekah Golden is the Communications Coordinator for Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF).  Before her work with HAF, Rebekah earned a degree in ecology and environmental biology from the University of Arizona.  She moved to Portland where she worked with partners to launch a business that brought increased awareness to local bees and pollinators.

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If you qualify for an Oregon income assistance program, please email for details about further discounted program rates. 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Hoyt Arboretum Friends member for discounted program rates, please click HERE.

Masks are optional for programs.  If you are feeling any COVID-19 symptoms, please stay safe and stay home.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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