Gardening for Native Bees

Sunday Oct 19 2014   11:00 AM
Annie's Annuals  740 Market Ave, Richmond, CA  map

Short talks at 11:00 a.m., Noon, and 1:00 p.m. on “Gardening for Native Bees” by Gordon Frankie, author of California Bees and Blooms, and UC Berkeley Urban Bee Lab staff, followed by book signings. Native plants also on sale.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit or call (510) 215-1671.


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