Public Panel & Report Back


Doug McConnell of Bay Area Backroads


Following the main conference, a panel discussion of the Thought Leaders (Tom Seeley, Marla Spivak, Mark Winston, Jim Frazier, Bill Klett, Stephen Martin, Chaz Mraz, Francis Ratnieks, and Neal Williams) leaders was held at Dominican University on December 14, 2016.

Moderated by Doug McConnell of OpenRoad with Doug McConnell, Exploring the West.  Presented in partnership with Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies and the Department of Natural Sciences and Math.

The panel discussion shared just a few of the ideas generated by the gathering. A full written report by Mark Winston will be available at in March 2017.


Like what you hear / see on the panel discussion video? Donate Right Now to support our pollinators.  This will take you to Planetwork’s Donation form – Planetwork is our fiscal sponsor. Please note that you’d like your donation to be designated to Bee Audacious.  Planetwork NGO Inc is a CA 501(c)3. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law. IRS form 990 is available upon request.

The conference just concluded and action plans will be coming together, but wherever we go, it will require funding to get it off the ground.  Already, funds are needed process the interviews of conference participants as plans for a full length documentary are taking shape.  The film is intended  to amplify  the message that beekeepers around the world are sharing in their communities on ways that everyone can help bees.

We’re looking for 200,000 people to each invest a $1 toward the education of the next wave of environmentally conscious individuals.

Join us! Click the button below and add $1.

Please note that you’d like your donation to be designated to Bee Audacious.

Your transaction will be secure and you will receive a tax receipt for your records.


Subscribe for Bee Audacious News