Mason Bee Tending 101, with Brush

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Tending our ecosystems with pollinators

Mason bees are solitary bees, meaning they don't form colonies and aren't susceptible to the hive collapses that threaten the global food supply. They are more active in cool, moist mornings than honeybees, and their remarkable lifecycle means they gather a year's supply of food--and do all their pollinating--in the spring when fruit trees are flowering. They are struggling in the wild because of lack of habitat--and your backyard can become a haven for these gentle, nonstinging, efficient and fascinating creatures. Learn how to tend them and increase your flock -- and buy some farm-grown bees at a discount (if you



Facilitator: Brush (he/she pronouns)


Brush has over a decade's experience tending mason bees -- both as part of a worker collective selling cocoons, and as part of a 100+ tree orchard. 


$15-50 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds


Meet in the Village Green by the Outdoor Kitchen

March 23rd, 2024 12:30 PM   through   2:30 PM
11640 SW Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97219
United States
Phone: 503-245-3847
$25 - Standard fee $ 25.00
$35 - I make about this much an hour $ 35.00
$50 - In a position to help others $ 50.00
$15 - I am low-income $ 15.00

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