Get to Know Your Carpenter Bees

A carpenter bee at its wood nest
  • Thursday September 16, 2021
  • 12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
  • Elsa Youngsteadt
  • NC State University, Department of Applied Ecology
  • Audience: Family
  • Curriculum Correlation: (1.L.1.1)(1.L.1.2)(1.L.1.3)(2.L.1.1)(2.L.1.2)(SL.3.1)(3.L.2.1)(4.L.1.1)(4.L.1.2)(4.L.1.3)(4.L.1.4)(EX.4.L.1.1)(EX.4.L.1.3)(5.L.2.3)(6.L.1.1)(EX.6.L.1.1)(EX.7.L.1.1)(EX.7.L.1.2)(EX.7.L.1.3)(8.L.3.2)

Carpenter bees: They make sawdust of your porch, and they hover in your face every spring. Do you know what they're really up to inside those tunnels? In this talk, we'll take a closer look at the life cycle and lifestyle of your biggest bee neighbors.