Honey Bees -- The Super Organism

Saturday, September 1 • 9:00 – 11:00am

Honey Bees are an amazing insect.  They never cease to make one realize that nature is truly wonderful. Jamie Beyer, Lifetime Master Gardener and Arboretum Board Member, will discuss how honey bee colonies work together to create the super organism for the hive to survive.  He will discuss the problems honey bees face in today’s environment, including Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).  For those that are thinking of keeping Honey Bees – this presentation will answer a lot of questions.

Member $10.00                 Non-member $15.00

Explore Your Nature Connection

Sunday, September 16 • 1:00 – 4:00pm

Come to this retreat and learn ways to find a balance in your crazy, busy life and be more intentional on how you spend your time. We will explore the amazing grounds at the Iowa Arboretum and identify simple ways that being with nature can reduce stress and increase your sense of wellbeing.  Sue Tew-Warming of the Heartland Wellbeing Institute, with 12+ years of facilitating workshops, will lead this opportunity for you to reflect on what is important and enjoyable to you.  You will leave with strategies, tips and resources that, in10 minutes or less, you can shift your life from feeling overwhelmed to a sense of calm and peace.

Member $25.00                 Non-member $30.00