Alberta Native Bee Council


Did you know we have an identification guide to bumble bees of Southern Alberta​? Check out that and more under the 'Resources' tab!

That's a Wrap on the 2019 Alberta Native Bee Council AGM!


Thanks to all who attended, our fabulous speakers and a warm welcome to our new board members Charity Briere, Courtney Hughes and our new VP Connor Nelson!

Keep an eye on our website, we hope to post the AGM presentations soon.

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The Alberta Native Bee Council is hosting its Second Annual General Meeting in Edmonton at the King Edward Park Hall on Saturday, October 26th

Event Details:

Location: King Edward Park Community Hall (Small Hall) 8008 81 St. N. Edmonton.

Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 - 5:00

Registration is free for members and $25 for non-members. Registration details are here.

Register soon as space is limited and you won't want to miss our jam packed agenda! See details below:

11:00 Dr. David Prescott and Megan Evans - Wild bee monitoring in Alberta
11:30 Ron Miksha, MSc Candidate - Competition between urban honey bees and wild bees
Noon - Light refreshments
1:00 Dr. Mindi Summers - Discusses her work on bee biodiversity in Alberta
1:30 Megan Evans - An overview of solitary bee hotel design and maintenance
2:00 Business meeting
3:00 Coffee break
3:30 Bumble bee box workshop

Contact for more information

Here is a video of a thriving bumble bee colony!

It's a hot day so the workers are coming out to frequently. Observe the queen leaving the nest about 20 seconds into the video (she is significantly larger than her workers). Its not something you see everyday!