Feb 012011

Elizabeth Capaldi Evans is an Associate Professor of Biology and Animal Behavior at Bucknell University whose research interests include studies of the insect brain, of honeybee biology including harmonic radar, and native bee distributions in PA.  Click here for more information.  Her latest book is Why Do Bees Buzz? Fascinating Answers to Questions About Bees.  More information about the book is available at this link.

Dr. Evans’ talk, “Learning about Bee Learning,” will review bees as model animals for understanding general principles of learning and why this information is essential for beekeepers, as well as recent research about how environmental factors (global change, pesticides, and diseases) influence bee behavior and the future of beekeeping