University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Stephen L. Buchmann

Stephen Buchmann is a pollination ecologist specializing in bees, and an adjunct professor with the departments of Entomology and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. Buchmann is a frequent guest on many public media venues including NPR’s All Things Considered, and Science Friday. Reviews of his books have appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time and Discover magazines and other national publications. His many awards include the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award, and an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book.

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Scheduled events:
The Glorious Insect World
Expert naturalists offer their unique, fascinating, and fun insights on butterflies, bees, and all things that sting.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks Experience Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Alcock, Stephen Buchmann, Justin O. Schmidt
Moderator: Nancy Laney

The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Simon and Schuster
February 2016
ISBN 9781476755533
Paperback, 352 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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An exploration of the roles flowers play in the production of our foods, spices, medicines, and perfumes reveals their origins, myriad shapes, colors, textures and scents, bizarre sex lives, and how humans-- and the natural world-- relate and depend upon them.

Honey Bees
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
July 2011
ISBN 9780385737715
Paperback, 212 pages
$8.99, INSTORE
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Introduces the intricate world of honeybees, revealing the myriad functions of hives, the fundamental link between bees and humans, and pressing environmental concerns.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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