Alberta's Native Bees
- Join us to learn about the diversity of native bees in Alberta, their life cycles and habitat requirements. We'll cover best practices for bee hotels and bumble bee boxes, the difference between native and managed bees and whether you should purchase bee cocoons for your garden.
Megan Evans - Megan is a Professional Biologist with a degree Environmental Science and a Master's in Ecology from the U of C. She worked as a summer student on a pollinator research study with Agriculture Canada, which started her interest in native bees. Megan spent 6 years working with the provincial government in a number of roles including as an Ecologist with Alberta Parks. She currently works as the Executive Director for the Alberta Invasive Species Council. Megan has sat on the board for the Alberta Invasive Species Council; the Entomological Society of Alberta; and she co-founded the Alberta Native Bee Council in 2017.