I don’t normally ask readers to assist (even with good causes), however you’ll really feel nice about this one.
The College of Calgary, the place I’m trying on the interplay between honey bees and native bees, has a sensible group of scholars finding out biodiversity – and fairly a number of are eager to know as a lot as doable about pollinator variety. This implies observing, counting, photographing, mapping, and documenting. You possibly can donate to assist these future ecologists by means of the College of Calgary Giving Day.
Among the many many initiatives elevating public curiosity and consciousness for pollinators on the College of Calgary, there’s a sensible subject information to bumble bees. Get your personal free copy from this hyperlink. Productions like this take time, effort, and even somewhat extra cash to supply, so please assist us by means of the College of Calgary’s Giving Day mission. In the meantime, right here’s a glimpse at one of many pages from the bumble bee e-book. (The precise visible high quality is a lot better than my repro, as you’ll see while you obtain the unique e-book.)
Need to know extra about Giving Day? Right here’s the announcement from the college’s Biodiversity and Bee Campus Initiative:
The College of Calgary is a chosen Bee Campus, the place college students, college, and employees analysis and promote pollinator, invertebrate, and plant biodiversity on campus and past. Your reward permits us to proceed providing course-based and co-curricular analysis and experiential studying experiences for college kids, outreach and neighborhood occasions, creation and sharing of biodiversity assets and coaching instruments, and neighborhood/citizen science initiatives to review and advance the understanding and conservation of biodiversity.
Extra data on our designation and the efforts your contribution will assist will be discovered right here:
You make it occur
While you donate to the College of Calgary, you’re investing in the neighborhood — and on Giving Day, your reward can have double the influence! Whether or not supporting scholarships, schools, analysis or any one in every of our different designated funds, all eligible Giving Day donations made by April 21 will probably be matched, greenback for greenback, as much as $2,500 per reward whereas matching funds final.
Since its launch in 2017, Giving Day has raised greater than $6 million to create lasting, optimistic change — on campus, in the neighborhood and past — by creating distinctive pupil experiences, advancing essential analysis and empowering the subsequent technology of enterprise and neighborhood leaders.