Nature Connections: Butterflies, Bees, & Pollination

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Natural History Society of Maryland

 


Baltimore County Master Gardeners “Pollen Nation” team members will have information on pollinators, why they are important; the plants they love, and how you can create or add to your pollinator garden at home.

Stop by anytime between 1pm-4pm to explore:
*Mason Bees & Leaf Cutter Bees
*Monarch Butterflies
*Other local pollinators and the plants they love
& more !

Presentation, a special treat at 1:15pm / Barbara Gruver, a beekeeper for 35 years, will present a lively look into the wide world of pollination. Barbara and her husband discovered an exciting variety of native pollinators when she and her husband planted acres of flowering plants on their farm in northern Harford County. Lots more than honeybees came for the feast!

More details here: http://marylandnature.org/nature-connections/

About the ‘Nature Connections’ series of the Natural History Society of Maryland:
‘Nature Connections’ are free, Sunday afternoon programs with fun, hands on activities and explorations to help nature enthusiasts, families, and children connect with nature. Each ‘Nature Connection’ features:
— an in-depth presentation by a professional in the science / naturalist field, suited for an adult audience (beginners are welcome!)
— hands-on displays of specimens and artifacts, including taxidermy from our collections – staffed by knowledgeable enthusiasts to help guide your exploration and answer your questions
— live critters for many of the events
— indoor and outdoor activities tailored for families and children, including crafts
— And always, our NHSM professionals are on hand to chat with you and you are invited to browse our natural history collections on permanent display at the Center.