Here are some upcoming programs for National Pollinator Week, June 17 to 23rd.
We have an assortment of casual bee and pollinator exploration events scheduled across the region. These events are all free with no registration required, except for the June 18th program at Secrest (see details below). Dress for the field (long pants, hat, shoes for walking, bring water). Nets, vials and bee cards provided. Individual events are cancelled if it’s raining (call for message: 330-263-3723). Denise Ellsworth will be leading each event.
June 18th: Secrest Arboretum: early summer bees, plants and pollinators with a focus on bumble bees. This is an indoor and outdoor workshop from 10AM to 2PM, please register. Meet at the Secrest Welcome and Education Center. Dress for the weather and light walking. $10 at the door for the public; free for VPS class participants. Pack a water bottle and your lunch.
June 19th, Smuckers Store in Orville: bee walk and bee blitz 1PM to 3PM (meet at store entrance)
June 20th, Rittman Orchards in Doylestown: bee walk and bee blitz 1PM to 3PM (meet at store entrance)
June 22nd, Pollinator Palooza at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus. Free event, lots of activities and displays! Rain or shine! Free bee walks at 11:30, 1PM and 2PM in the pollinator garden.
Questions? Please email Denise: firstname.lastname@example.org