Bethesda Public Library making summer plans

The Bethesda Public Library is also having a program "The Symphony of Nature" on July 13 at 11:30 a.m. with Daniel Caron about sound effects in nature. All programs are free and open to the public.

‘What’s Killing Our Bees?’ workshop set

"What’s Killing Our Bees?" workshop will be hosted by Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District. Presenting will be member of the Tri State Beekeepers Association John Welty. He will be presenting on the effects of neonicotinoids on bees as well as different pests, diseases and parasites that bees are susceptible to. Bees and other pollinators play a vital role in our ecosystem, but their numbers have been gradually declining. This workshop will discuss what may be causing this decline and what we can do to help.This workshop is free and open to the public. Free pollinator plant seeds will be available to the participants. It will be held on July 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Barnesville Library Annex. Call the Belmont SWCD office at 740-526-0027 if you have any questions.

Chamber of Commerce meeting set

The July lunch meeting of the Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce will take place next Wednesday, July 11 at Noon at the Assumption Catholic Church dining room. The business host for the meeting is chamber member Southeastern Home care.

Belmont SWCD board meetings set

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces the following board meeting dates for 2018: Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10. Meetings will be held at 101 Market St., St. Clairsville, at 6 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.