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Talk on wild pollinators and honey bees

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DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — “Wild Pollinators and Honey Bees: Their Importance to Garden and Farm Crops” will be presented at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Piscataquis County Extension annual meeting, held at Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, Main Street.

The public is invited to this free program and the annual meeting of the Piscataquis County Extension Association.

Matt Scott from Belgrade has been keeping bees for more than 50 years. He is co-founder of the Maine State Beekeepers Association, and has served on the Eastern Apicultural Society of North America.  He provides advice and bee lectures to many of Maine’s Chapter Associations of the MSBA, UMaine Extension offices and environmental groups. A retired aquatic biologist, Scott worked for the state of Maine for 38 years. He holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the University of Maine.

This free program is hosted by the Piscataquis County Extension Association and UMaine Cooperative Extension. There will be apple, blueberry and pumpkin pies from Leaves & Blooms Greenhouse in Dover-Foxcroft topped with Maine-made ice cream to sample.

Seating is limited. RSVP Amanda Miles at 564-3301 or amanda.miles@maine.edu.