Gardening for Native Bees Workshop and Book Signing

Sunday Oct 26 2014   11:00 AM
Pollinate Farm & Garden  2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA  map

Jaime Pawelek of the UC Berkeley Urban Bee Lab is giving a workshop on gardening for native bees. Gordon Frankie and Rollin Coville, co-authors of California Bees and Blooms, will be joining her at 1:00 p.m. to sign copies of their book.

$15; for information visit



Rollin E. CovilleRollin E. Coville received his Ph.D. in entomology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1978 and for more than twenty-five years has been deeply involved with photographing insects and spiders. He also has a strong interest in the biology and behavior of Hymenoptera and has published papers on Trypoxylon wasps and Centris bees.
Gordon W. FrankieGordon W. Frankie is a professor and research entomologist at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialty is behavioral ecology of solitary bees in wildland, agricultural, and urban environments of California and Costa Rica, and he is particularly involved with questions of how people relate to bees and their plants in these environments, and how to raise human awareness about bee-plant relationships. Dr. Frankie also teaches conservation and environmental problem solving at UC Berkeley. More information on his projects can be found at