Posts tagged with "bees"

Savannah Bee Company Honey Tasting

Posted by Guest June 24, 2018

What a sweet way to celebrate National Pollinator Week! Our local Savannah Bee Company (Westside Provisions District) will join Beecatur in Harmony Park and give Decaturites the opportunity to taste a variety of free samples of their many delicious honey types! Stop by for a taste and learn how honey is made!

Pollinator Photo Safari

Posted by Guest June 23, 2018

Attention shutter bugs: As part of National Pollinator Week 2018, Decatur photographer Angela Wynne will lead a pollinator photo safari. She’ll talk about techniques used in macro and close-up photography, then help participants photograph and identify pollinator species in Scott Park Community Garden. Bring your camera or cell phone to take photos. No fancy camera […]

The Buzz About Native Bees

Posted by Guest June 21, 2018

It’s a bug! It’s a fly! No, it’s a Native Bee! Georgia has more than 400 species of native bees. Unlike honeybees, the coloring of our native bees ranges from metallic blues and greens to the classic yellow and black of the bumblebee. Native bee sizes range from the dainty 3/16 of an inch of […]

The Bee-autiful Bee Business: Storytelling & Puppetmaking

Posted by Guest June 21, 2018

Sylvia Cross, Art Instigator and Sycamore Place Gallery Owner, will host a bevy of bee-autiful puppet makers at Sycamore Place Gallery On June 21 at 5:30pm. Sylvia is a Decatur fixture known for her Art/poetry/Musical collaborations with the children of Young Audiences at Woodruff Arts Center and with a variety of performers in the tree […]

Lunch & Learn: Honey Bees & Bee-Yond

Posted by Guest June 20, 2018

Join Peter Helfrich, a local beekeeper and chair of the Bee City USA-Decatur, GA chapter for a crash course in honey bees — and the many other types of bees — found right outside your door, why each kind is important and how you can help them. This program is part of “Bee At Home […]

“Bee At Home In Decatur”

Posted by Guest June 18, 2018

Bee City USA-Decatur, GA (“Beecatur”) presents a city-wide celebration of National Pollinator Week 2018 featuring walks, talks, kids’ activities, photography, native plant sale, honey tasting, Monarchs film screening and more!

Decatur is now a ‘Bee City’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 21, 2016

This story has been updated.  Deborah Palmer couldn’t let it be. An Oakhurst mural painted on behalf of Bayer, a company that’s been accused of creating a pesticide that’s killed off honeybee populations, generated a buzz among people who accused the company of greenwashing its record. Bayer contends that the evidence doesn’t support claims that its pesticide […]

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