Saturday, July 9, 2011
On July 16, join bee counters across the nation celebrating Bee-a-thon 2011 by hosting/attending “backyard bee parties” and other garden events. Bee-a-thon 2011 is the first-ever online “town hall” event dedicated to pollinators and will broadcasting live to worldwide audiences from 9 am to 9 pm US-Pacific Time.
Bee-a-thon 2011 is a fun, interactive family-friendly event featuring top experts in science, conservation, youth engagement and education. You can tune-in to Bee-a-thon anytime throughout the day from your garden, your home, on your mobile device or from a “backyard bee parties” to listen in and ask questions in real time.
Bee-a-thon 2011 is hosted by YourGardenShow.com to kick-off the Great Bee Count, a national Citizen Science campaign to count bees throughout North America and to help shape bee conservation efforts. You can find out more about the Great Bee Count with The Great Sunflower Project by visiting: http://www.yourgardenshow.com/citizen-science/great-sunflower-project.