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Science columnist to speak at Fifty Lakes Foundation meeting

Terry Mejdrich, a science columnist for the Grand Rapids Herald Review, will speak about the collapse of the bee population at the Fifty Lakes Foundation meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the foundation clubhouse.

There is a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Guests are welcome.

Mejdrich will explain why the loss of honey bees would be a catastrophe, and what we can do about it.

Mejdrich is a lifelong resident of northern Minnesota. He graduated from Bemidji State University with math and earth/space science degrees. He has been a teacher lumberjack, sawmill operator and a writer, having written and published five books.

The Fifty Lakes clubhouse is located at 40554 South Eagle Lake Road (northeast corner of Crow Wing County Road 1 and County Road 3 intersection in Fifty Lakes).