Climate Change and Habitat Fragmentation of Maine Bees

Presented by Matt Scott

June 30, 7:30 p.m., Bearnstow Main Hall
(admission free)
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Matt Scott is a retired aquatic biologist who worked for the State of Maine for 38 years. He holds both bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Maine. Matt was co-founder of the Maine State Beekeepers Association (MSBA) and was president in 1976. He was awarded Beekeeper of the Year in 1986. He continually provides advice and bee lectures to many of Maine’s chapter associations of the MSBA, University of Maine extension offices, and environmental groups. He owns a 135-acre farm in Belgrade where he maintains several colonies of honeybees. He clearly understands the connection and value of these important insects to Maine agriculture, associated wildlife, and the environment.

Queen bee surrounded by workers

Hives in the snow