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Saturday, March 18; 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Native Bee Photography

About This Event

Join recent LA Times feature Krystle Hickman for this class on native bees, their relationships with native plants, and macro photography.

California is home to over 1,600 species of native bees, and they are a vital part of the ecosystem. Through Krystle’s stunning, macro photography, get to know what makes bees so special. In this class you will learn how to identify native bee species and then head out to Crescent Farm to explore native bees in action.

Participants are encouraged to bring cameras and/ or phones to take pictures.

March 18 10am-12pm

$20 (Members)

$25 (Non-members)

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About the Instructor:

Krystle Hickman is a TEDx Speaker, Artist, Community Scientist, and Photographer based in Los Angeles, California. Through artful photography, Krystle strives to increase awareness of the decline in native bee species as well as highlight their biodiverse ecosystems. Her photography has been featured in The LA Times, children’s books, and scientific journals.

Krystle works with gardens like the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Arlington Garden, regularly photographing and documenting their native habitats. She also collects data on rare bee species in the Mojave Desert, Joshua Tree, Anza-Borrego, the Santa Monica Mountains, yards with native gardens, and more.


$20 (members)
$25 (non-members)

*Members must be signed into membership account to receive discount

*Garden admission included with registration.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy
The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or change a class due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a class cancellation or change, registrants will be notified and be offered a full refund or a reschedule.
The Arboretum cannot accommodate refunds, cancellations, or reschedules within 7 days of the start of the class.
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