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Native Pollinators with Dr. Kimberly Stoner

Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Associate Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, shares fascinating facts about the native bees in our backyard, and the many benefits they bring.

Native Pollinators with Dr. Kimberly Stoner
Native Pollinators with Dr. Kimberly Stoner

Time & Location

Nov 15, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

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Event Details

Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Associate Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, shares fascinating facts about the native bees in our backyard, and the many benefits they bring.

SPEAKER DETAILS:

Department of Entomology

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

B.S. in Zoology, Duke University 1979

Ph.D. in Entomology, Cornell University 1987

Dr. Stoner has expertise in developing alternatives to insecticides for managing vegetable insects, working with organic farmers and land care professionals on pest management, and studying the exposure of pollinators to pesticides in pollen and nectar.

Dr. Stoner’s research focuses on several aspects of bees and pollination:

  1. Exposure of bees to pesticides in pollen and nectar, in collaboration with Dr. Brian Eitzer of the Analytical Chemistry Department
  2. Attractiveness of ornamental plants to honey bees and native bees
  3. Pollinator habitat on Connecticut farms and practices to create or improve habitat
  4. Pollination of pumpkins and winter squash

Learn More:

Kimberly Stoner Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station - Bee Health

Protecting Bees from Pesticides - Protecting Bees

The Pollinator Pathyway Project - Edible Nutmeg

Dr. Kimberly Stoner Awarded 2021 Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award - CT NOFA

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