Roundup: February 4

Bombus vosnesenskii  on  Edgeworthia chrysantha  in Ed Sullivan’s front yard in Portland on January 31. ed notes the picture was taken at 50°F and “this bee was not moving fast”.

Bombus vosnesenskii on Edgeworthia chrysantha in Ed Sullivan’s front yard in Portland on January 31. ed notes the picture was taken at 50°F and “this bee was not moving fast”.

1. REMINDER (AND CLARIFICATION) ON FEB 16 MEETING/TRAINING

There are 32 people currently registered for the “Counties Counting” Atlas meeting on Feb 16. If you have not registered, you can do so by visiting the January 26 round-up post:
https://www.oregonbeeproject.org/oregon-bee-atlas-blog/2019/1/26/roundup-january-26-2019

BOTH the Members Meeting and Sam Droege’s lectture will be live-streamed, so you can watch and participate in your slippers at home. We will have someone working the laptop during the session, so if you type your questions in, we will bring it up in the discussion. The details on how to join the session are below. Moreover, we will be recording BOTH the members meeting and Sam Droege’s session, so if you can’t attend on Feb 16, you can follow up on what was said later.

JOINING THE MEETING REMOTELY

Saturday, February 16, 2019

8:45 am  |  Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)  |  7 hrs 15 mins

  • The “Counties Counting” Members meeting will be 9:00am-noon

  •  Sam Droege will be delivering his training 1:00pm-3:30pm - there will be extensive opportunity to ask Sam questions, so line them up.

Meeting number (access code): 922 762 727

You can add the livestream to your Calendar

When it's time, join the meeting using this link.

 You can also join by phone (no video) by dialing +1-415-655-0002.

2. WEBINAR - GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR GROUP - FEB 21 @ 4PM

In order to help your group get started and to help trouble-shoot problems we will be hosting a regular 1h webinar series . Email Andony.Melathopoulos@oregonstate.edu if you want any specific topics covered.

Our first session will cover how to organize your first group activity, namely, sampling bees on willows. Bring your questions, concerns and ideas to the meeting. The webinars will be recorded and made available on the Atlas Members Website.

Join the meeting on your computer: https://zoom.us/j/276072798 
Call in: +16465588656 and use the following access code: 276072798#

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The first webinar will focus on preparing your team to for the first group sampling on willow.