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What do Bees Need? Planting for Pollinators

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Date: August 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Location Ridgefield Library
Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: FREE
Summary:
Come learn about the diversity of our native pollinators, how to recognize them, protect them, and what you can do to provide them with necessary habitat!
Detailed Description:

Join Emily May from The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to learn about the diversity of native pollinators in Connecticut and how you can help protect these important insects. The presentation will cover how to recognize native bees, an introdution to native bee biology and their habitat needs, planting for pollinators, and how to make your yard or garden a sanctuary for bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects.

Emily May is a Pollinator Conservation Specialist with the Pesticide Program at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. She received an M.S. in Entomology from Michigan State University, and has studied pollinator habitat restoration, bee nesting habits, and the effects of pest management practices on wild bee communities.

Come see this free program

What to bring:  Your willingness to learn and promote our native pollinators

Location:  Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Program is co-sponsored by Norwalk River Watershed Association

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