Bringing Bees Back for Better Berries
Dr. Rufus Isaacs, MSU Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Entomology
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Doors open at 7 p.m., program at 7:30 p.m.
Join KBS in welcoming Dr. Isaacs as he discusses the importance of pollinators in today’s agriculture and the diversity of pollinators available as alternatives to the honey bee, within which the population is dwindling. Enjoy an array of delicious berry themed desserts, tea and coffee provided by the KBS Manor House & Conference Center.
Dessert with Discussion is an interesting and informative program that gives the community an opportunity to interact with MSU scientists on a variety of topics. These presentations are free and open to the public.
KBS Academic Center Auditorium
3700 East Gull Lake Dr.
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Call (269) 671-2015 or email email@example.com for more information.
Live stream the event at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29th.
A special thank you to our event sponsor
Native Connections (Three Rivers, MI)
Informational booths featuring:
Save the Date: our fall Dessert with Discussion will be Thursday, October 22, 2015. Dr. Rick Foster will be speaking about "Sustaining Urban Communities in the 21st century - The Case for the Urbanization of Food and Agriculture"
A KBS tradition since 2005, see below for a list of speakers and presentation titles
|Sept. 20, 2005
||Dr. Jianguo (Jack) Liu, Center for Systems Integration & Sustainability
||Pandas, People and Policies
|April 25, 2006
||Dr. Ronald Perry, Horticulture
|May 16, 2006
||Dr. Kelly Millenbah, Fisheries & Wildlife
||Endangered Species and Agriculture: Is there a conflict?
|Sept. 26, 2006
||Dr. Donald Dickman, Forestry
||In Search of Michigan Forests
|Oct. 24, 2006
||Dr. Joan Rose, Fisheries & Wildlife
||A Pathogen's Day at the Beach
|April 10, 2007
||Dr. Norman Lownds, Horticulture
||Seed of Science: Connecting Children to Science thorugh the 4-H Children's Gardens
|May 15, 2007
||Joe Johnson, Kellogg Biological Station
||Endangered Species Restoration: Kellogg Bird Sanctuary Success Stories
|September 18, 2007
||Dr. Richard Merritt, Entomology
||Unraveling the mystery of an emerging disease in Africa: Buruli ulcer
|October 30, 2007
||Dr. Pamela Rasmussen, Zoology
||History and Mystery: Bird Diversity in South Asia
||Dr. John Kerr, Community, Agriculture and Resource Studies
||Dr. Dan Kramer, James Madison College, Fisheries & Wildlife
||What's a lake worth?
||Dr. Randall Schaetzl, Geological Sciences
||The Changing Michigan Landscape
|Oct. 20, 2009
||Dr. Jean Tsao, Large Animal Clinical Studies, Fisheries & Wildlife
||Lyme Disease in Michigan
|Oct. 18, 2011
||Dr. Kay Holekamp, Zoology
||Spotted Hyenas of Kenya: How do they Communicate?
|April 24, 2012
||Dr. Joanne Westphal, School of Planning, Architecture & Design
||Gardens, Health and Healing: Folklore to Contemporary Practice
|September 18, 2012
||Dr. Michael W. Hamm, Food Science & Human Nutrition
||Regional Foods and the Future of Michigan
|October 23, 2012
||Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, University of Utah, The Center for Science & Mathematics Education
||Greening Prisons through Science and Sustainability
|October 8, 2013
||Dr. Stephen K. Hamilton, Kellogg Biological Station
||The Kalamazoo River oil spill: Catastrophe and recovery
|May 14, 2014
||Dr. Elena Litchman, Zoology
||Microalgae in lakes and oceans: The good, the bad, the ugly
|October 6, 2014
||Dr. Bruno Basso, Geological Sciences
||From Dust Bowl to Drones: The Next Agricultural Revolution