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VWL Webinar: Plight of the Pollinators - Shared screen with gallery view
Amy Johnson
30:29
www.vaworkinglandscapes.org
Ginny Miller
37:50
are mosquitos pollinators?
Aleta Daniels
40:27
male mosquitos do help pollinate some plants, but research is lacking.
Dennis Reeves
44:03
I don't see any decline in WOOD BORING BEES. Can you discuss them?
Cathy Roth
47:35
Can you touch on carpenter bees?
sam droege
50:49
carpenter bees are native, 1 species in the area, nests in soft wood, they are important pollinators. Best to not build with exposed soft wood greater than 1/2 thick, and then plug the holes in larger diameter wood when you see it to control the populations...steel wool then caulk
sam droege
51:13
carpenter bees are not a stinging issue
sam droege
51:25
they also have the largest insect egg in the world
Anna Maria Johnson
51:27
We are about to start a native plant guide and campaign in the Ridge and Valley region!
Beverly Hovencamp
52:00
do you know the status of the green orchard bee?
Charlotte Lorick
52:25
Anna Maria - That is exciting and will be such an important resource!
sam droege
52:25
species name?
Charlotte Rea
54:16
Can you provide the phone number for Tiffany Beachy again?
Isaac Matlock
55:17
Anna Maria - You better call me about it lol!
Anna Maria Johnson
57:04
Isaac, yes. I’ll be in touch later this week.
Charlotte Lorick
57:37
Tiffany Beachy, Private Lands Biologist Phone number: 540-569-4664
Tiffany Beachy
58:05
Thanks, Charlotte! Sorry, I wasn't looking at the chat. :)
Charlotte Rea
59:55
Thank you
Aleta Daniels
01:00:48
I would love to learn more about that topic
CeliaVuocolo
01:01:44
Here is the link to the Private Lands Biologist map if you are interested in getting touch with your local biologist:
CeliaVuocolo
01:01:47
https://dwr.virginia.gov/quail/
Charlotte Lorick
01:01:59
Great - thanks Celia!
Erik Brown
01:05:18
https://jarrodfowler.com/specialist_bees.html
Caty McVicker
01:05:19
https://jarrodfowler.com/specialist_bees.html
Bernard Paquette
01:05:31
https://jarrodfowler.com/specialist_bees.html
Charlotte Lorick
01:14:28
Jenan El-Hifnawi bumblebeecount@gmail.com
Mckenzie Davidson
01:14:35
Jenan El-Hifnawi bumblebeecount@gmail.com to help with "ask a bumblebee" pilot citizen science
CeliaVuocolo
01:15:29
Here is the link to the Plant Virginia Natives website that has all of the regional plant campaigns and their regional native plant guides listed: https://www.plantvirginianatives.org/
Kristin Peckman
01:16:53
Is leaf mulch useful?
Amy Ritchie
01:16:55
https://vnps.org/native-plant-nursery-list/
George Kosovic
01:17:38
what's that hand tool called?
Terri Mewborn
01:19:22
Tool: https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00OOLDD46/?coliid=I2F6C1FDP1QJ3Q&colid=2LYDK663KYWN0&psc=0&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
Nancy Carey
01:19:36
is milkweed good for bumblebees?
Nancy Cohen
01:19:55
When can you plug the holes without harming the bees
Anna Siegle
01:20:18
How does studying bee vision impact pollinator conservation?
Ruth Stornetta
01:20:29
What's the best bee-friendly way to control mosquitos?
Amy Ritchie
01:20:44
Mosquito and moss?
Amy Johnson
01:21:02
Informative (and beautiful!) presentations Sam and Celia. Thank you so much for sharing your expertise on all things pollinators!
CeliaVuocolo
01:23:51
6.) Plant native trees and shrubs!
Anna Maria Johnson
01:23:55
Stunning images and so many useful resources. Thank you! I would love to take a whole class.
Cathy Roth
01:26:04
can you talk about ground bees? They are very aggressive and not good if children are around.
Bernard Paquette
01:32:21
Go place to go to find if any particular plant is native to your area or not: https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org
Barbara Ermler
01:33:50
When will this recorded webinar be available for viewing again?
Charlotte Lorick
01:34:27
Should be up and ready for viewing tomorrow
Charlotte Rea
01:38:23
Where will it be available for viewing?
Charlotte Lorick
01:38:55
https://www.vaworkinglandscapes.org/education/webinar-recordings/
Terri Mewborn
01:39:34
Thank you so much for a very informative program. I enjoyed the information about bees as well as introduction to several organizations I was not aware of. Thanks!
Rob Jennings
01:39:46
Thanks so much!
Justin Proctor
01:39:47
I loved this, thank you both!
Tom Shearer
01:39:49
Are some native bees most beneficial for commercial crop pollination?