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Film Screening-My Garden of a Thousand Bees
May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on May 16, 2022 at 6:30 pm
My Garden of a Thousand Bees follows acclaimed wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn, who, locked down by coronavirus, turns his lenses on the surprising and spectacular bees living in his own urban garden in Bristol, England. The film runs approximately 55 minutes. This program is geared for adults.
Following the conclusion of the film, Dr. Sarah Maveety, Assistant Professor of Biology and Coordinator of the Biology Major at Brevard College will be on hand to lead a short discussion about the film.
Dr. Maveety joined the faculty at Brevard College in 2014 as an Adjunct Professor of Biology; before joining the Brevard College faculty full time in Fall 2017, she also taught at South College of Asheville, and Lees McRae College. Dr. Maveety received her Ph.D. in Biology from Wake Forest University, where she focused on Ecology and Evolution. Her research interests include community ecology and biodiversity, with a focus on using insects as model organisms. During her graduate work, Dr. Maveety was a Fulbright Scholar, pursuing her research interests in the cloud forests of Peru. She was also a research student at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History where she worked with leading ground beetle expert and insect biodiversity guru Dr. Terry Erwin. Dr. Maveety is a member of the Entomological Society of America, Coleopterist’s Society, Ecological Society of America, and National Association of Biology Teachers.
The Transylvania County Library is part of the #PlantWildflowers Initiative supported by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios and PBS Nature. The Library will have programs for all ages focusing on pollinators and wildflowers in the months of April and May. Stop by the Library to check out a book from our curated display and pick up a packet of wildflower seeds and a bee ID card while supplies last.