Roundup: January 26, 2019

COUNTIES COUNTING Atlas MEETING: TO CELEBRATE OUR 2018 COLLECTIONS AND TO GIVE INPUT ON WHAT’S NEXT FOR 2019
(FEB 16, 9:00 AM - NOON, OSU, LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE)

Please join us for our first annual Counties Counting meeting to celebrate our native bee collections from 2018 and to get your feedback on proposals for moving the Atlas forward in 2019. Following a review of the findings from 2018, the Atlas Advisory Committee (made up with volunteers from across the Atlas) will provide proposals for how we will collectively move forward in 2019.

AGENDA:

  • Welcome and introductions

  • Key Findings from 2018 Collection (Sarah Kincaid, ODA)

  • Communication (Missy Martin)

  • Winter training and recruitment (Bonnie Shoffner)  

  • Core sampling activities (Judi Maxwell, Joe Engler, Lincoln Best)

  • Data entry (Jerry Paul)

  • Interactive Bee Atlas (Chris Marshall)

  • Summer Training (Lincoln Best and Judi Maxwell)

  • Awards (Nicole Sanchez)

  • Beyond the core sampling - a list of sampling priories and projects (Lincoln Best, Andony Melathopoulos)

Following the meeting there will be a special free training (noon-3pm) provided by native bee expert Sam Droege (USGS).

REGISTRATION FOR COUNTIES COUNTING ATLAS MEETING

Please register for the meeting below and indicate whether you will participate in person, or via a remote computer link (instructions for connecting remotely to follow).

Name *
Name
Will you be attending the meeting? *
Pizza lunch is available. What is your preferred flavor?
Will you be staying for the training with Sam Droege?