Celebrate National Pollinator 2019 Week/Month with a Bee Walk or Event!

We have an assortment of bee and pollinator exploration events planned across the region. These events are all free with no registration required, except for the June 18th program at Secrest (see details below).

Full links and details here: http://u.osu.edu/beelab/spring-and-summer-programs-2019/

June 15th, Wooster Memorial Park: bee walk and bee blitz 1PM to 3PM (park at education entrance).

June 18th: Secrest Arboretum, Wooster: 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 21st, Chadwick Arboretum on the OSU Columbus campus (meet in front of Howlett Hall): bee walk and bee blitz 1PM to 3PM

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. No field clothes needed.

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.

Questions? Please email: ellsworth.2@osu.edu

We hope to see you and the bees on National Pollinator Week!


Denise Ellsworth
Ohio State Extension, Department of Entomology

Posted by drells drells, May 28, 2019 18:39


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