My favorite thing about my position with Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA is getting to see our affiliates’ projects firsthand. This September, I had the opportunity to visit 7 Bee Cities and Bee Campuses (and a few applicants!) in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. In-person visits give us a chance to learn about our affiliates’ pollinator habitat, pesticide reduction, and outreach accomplishments–and provide new tools and resources to help them accomplish their goals. We love supporting the creative, visionary work of our affiliates. I’d like to extend a warm thank you to all the staff, volunteers, students, elected officials, and community leaders who took the time to meet and share their work.
In this post, I share my visits to four of our Michigan Bee Campus USA affiliates: Michigan State University, Washtenaw Community College, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and a bonus visit to Michigan State University-Detroit Extension Service’s Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation (DPFLI). In my next post, I’ll share highlights from my visits with our Bee Cities: City of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township, and Royal Oak.
Enjoy the tour!
Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA
Michigan State University
Washtenaw Community College
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Bonus site visit: Michigan State University-Detroit Extension Service's Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation (DPFLI) with Detroit Hives
Stay tuned for the recap of our visits with Bee City USA affiliates City of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township, and Royal Oak!