I give various talks, workshops, and presentations to a broad range of audiences. Check out some examples below! If you would like me to speak with your group, please contact me at rbonoan@providence.edu.

Rachael E. Bonoan and girl scout troop

General Audiences

garden clubs, K-12 students, school teachers, girl scout troops, etc.

Topics: my research, honey bee biology, importance of honey bees, pollinator nutrition, importance of pollinators, what we can do to help pollinators

Examples: Tufts University’s Annual Community Day, Catalyst Conversations, Portsmouth RI Garden Club Meeting, Pint of Science

Rachael E. Bonoan and beekeeper

Beekeeping Audiences

conferences, club meetings, classes, etc.

Topics: my research, honey bee biology, honey bee nutrition, honey bee immunity, social immunity

Examples: BABA’s 2016 Bee School, Follow the Honey’s National Honey Bee Day Celebration, American Beekeeping Federation 2015 Conference

Hands-on Activities

hive demonstrations, microscopy, crafts, interactive activities, etc.

Topics: honey bee anatomy, honey bee communication, honey bee vision, hive products

Examples: BABA’s 2015​ Tour de Hives, Medford High School Annual Fells Day, USA Science & Engineering Festival, Discovery Museum’s All About Bees

Featured Photo: Evan Sayles