Join us for Pollinator Day 2017!
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Join us for an entire day dedicated to pollinators, one of our greatest resources. Great for ages 1- 101!
Here’s what we did in 2016.
Enjoy 20% off select pollinator-friendly plants all day! Honey-themed refreshments available throughout the day!
Pollinator Seminar and book signing
Heather Holm, a local expert on native pollinators and plants, will discuss Gardening for Bees and Butterflies. www.pollinatorsnativeplants.com/presentations.html
This interactive, pollinator-themed, story time will include stories, songs and movement!
Jake’s Street Grille Food Truck
Jake’s has created a dish that highlights honey just for us! Mini Honey BBQ pulled pork sandwiches served with coleslaw and fries!
Color your Commitment: Take the Pollinator Pledge
Display your pledge on our pollinator wall. Take a selfie, and share your commitment!
Easy, hands-on projects you can do at home to create pollinator habitats in your own yard.
Plan It, Plant It
Gather information to plan, plant and execute your pollinator-friendly garden.
Education and exhibits
Observe a hive of live bees, sample honey, try on beekeeping suits (don’t forget to take selfies!) www.pollinatemn.org
Learn about a honey bee’s life cycle, how flowers are pollinated, and how bees contribute to our food supply. www.bellmuseum.umn.edu
Humming for Bees
Members will present the latest bee research and provide insights on how to garden safely with bees in mind. www.hummingforbees.org
Learn how to raise and release Monarch butterflies.