Events

Pollinator Party – Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, July 24, 2014
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lyndale Park Gardens
Minneapolis, MN

Join us for a celebration of the life and work of honey and
native bees.

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Bumble Bee Workshop- Brainerd, MN

Sunday, July 27, 2014
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Northland Arboretum
Brainerd, MN

Did you know 18 different bumble bee species make their home in Minnesota, including several species that are in decline? Participants will learn how to survey for bumble bees, how to participate in a bumble bee citizen monitoring project, and how to create habitat for these important animals.

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Monitoring Pollinator Habitat: Counting Bees to Document Restoration Success – Hillsborough, NJ

Thursday, July 31, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Duke Farms, Coach Barn
Hillsborough, NJ

Learn how to distinguish bees from other flower-visiting insects, how to identify honey bees and native bees, and methods for monitoring and collecting data. This training session is designed for NRCS, SWCD, Cooperative Extension, crop consultants, and restoration practitioners.

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Pollinator Workshop for Producers – Booneville, AR

Saturday, August 9, 2014
NRCS Plant Materials Center
Booneville, AR

Join us to learn about Native Pollinator Diversity and Biology, Native Bees and Specialty Crops, Grazing and Pollinator Habitat, Using Farm Bill programs for pollinator habitat in Arkansas, and more! A pollinator habitat walk will be offered prior to these presentations.

More information coming soon!


Pollinator Conservation Short Course – Kingston, RI

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT
University of Rhode Island East Farm
Kingston, RI

Learn how to attract native pollinators to your orchard, farm, or garden! This full day training will provide you with the latest science-based approaches to reversing the trend of pollinator declines, and will equip you with the recipes necessary to protect and manage habitat for these vital insects.

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