Pollinator Week Activities 2016

Our members are actively involved in celebrating pollinators during the month of June and as part of National Pollinator Week 2016 If you want to submit your activity for this calendar please select this link.

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May 28Plant safe sale in Colordao 2016
Pollinator-Safe Plant Exchange
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church

5001 Pennsylvania Ave.

Boulder, CO
Sponsored by People and Pollinators Action Network and Sierra Club
For more info. http://www.meetup.com/People-and-Pollinators-Action-Network/events/230821575
Contact: Rebecca Dickson rebecca.dickson@comcast.net

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P and Q Forever logos (2)June 9
9:00am – 1:00pm CDT
Flowers for Fish
See how you can help improve water quality in local streams by providing wildlife habitat on land! Learn how water quality is sampled, important fish and invertebrate indicator species of water quality, and important components of wildlife habitat.
Homestead National Monument Outreach Center Beatrice
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

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June 11   TN Pollinator Rally 2016
Tennessee Pollinator Rally
9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Grace Episcopal Church
20 Belvoir Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37411
http://tennesseevalley.wildones.org/pollinator-rally/

Featuring:

 

TN poll rally Jim G. speaking 2016

View a PDF of their flyer here

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June 11vanishing of the bees June 2016 pic
“Vanishing of the Bees” film screening and solutions discussion
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Gonzales Library, 1498 N. Irving St., Denver, CO
Sponsored by People and Pollinators Action Network
Before, during intermission, and after the film, you’ll have time to talk with groups working on solutions and find out what you can do to help people and pollinators.
For more info. http://www.meetup.com/People-and-Pollinators-Action-Network/events/230317958/
Contact: info@peopleandpollinators.org

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June 13HIves tour logo SMALL (2)

Blue Dasher Farm

Brookings, SD

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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HIves tour logo SMALL (2)June 14

Minneapolis, MN

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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HIves tour logo SMALL (2)June 16

Ann Arbor, MI

Detroit, MI

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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June 16

Colorado Pollinator Summit   

Colorado Pollinator Summit 2016

4001 Discovery Dr.

Boulder, CO 80303

 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

People and Pollinators Action Network, Butterfly Pavilion, and Colorado State Beekeepers Association are convening a meeting of organizations working in Colorado to protect pollinators.  Our goal is to bring people together to begin building relationships, share opportunities and hopefully to form the basis of a future statewide pollinator network. All local and national organizations that are working in Colorado to protect and conserve pollinators are invited: nonprofits, governments, business and education.Please join us!

The event is free but seating is limited. Register at this link http://www.peopleandpollinators.org/colorado-pollinator-summit.html

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P and Q Forever logos (2)June 16
2:00pm – 7:30pm CDT
Prescribed Fire Tour
Landowner prescribed burn associations provide benefits to forage production, wildlife habitat, ranchers’ pocketbooks, and local communities. This tour will show how the Loess Canyons Rangeland Alliance is impacting the region. Catered evening meal included.
Curtis Community Center 310 Center Ave N Curtis
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

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HIves tour logo SMALL (2)June 18 

Lewisburg, PA

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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June 19-Noon to 5 p.m.

Ohio Pollinator Celebration- Cleveland, OH

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Cleveland Botanical Garden

Noon to 5 p.m.

11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio

more information here

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June 20– 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.BEE CULTURE -NEW LOGO

Medina Pollinator Gardensmedina BKA logo 2

623 W. Liberty St., Medina, OH

www.medinabeekeepers.org

 

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HIves tour logo SMALL (2)June 20

Triangle Park, NC

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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June 20
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
What’s Pollinating Your Garden
Children’s Pollinator Activity
natural History Museum Tour
As A Beekeeper
info. print this flyer
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June 21
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
Ask A Beekeeper
Children’s Pollinator Activity
TREC Native garden Tour
Pollinator Container Gardening Workshop
info. print this flyer

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June 22
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
Things With Wings
Children’s Pollinator Activity
Pollinator Story Time With Patty
“Swarm”
info. print this flyer

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HIves tour logo SMALL (2)June 22-23

Washington, D.C.

for more information contact keephivesalive@gmail.com

 

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P and Q Forever logos (2)June 22
10:00am – 2:00pm MDT
Successful Pollinator Projects – What Does It Take?
Join us to learn about the importance of Monarch butterflies, why and what native forbs are needed for pollinator habitat establishment.
North Platte NRD 100547 Airport Road Scottsbluff
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

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triangle land conservancyJune 22
5:30- 8:00 PM
Wild Ideas for Birds and Bees

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Dr
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

https://www.triangleland.org/explore/wild-ideas

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June 23-24-8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The River Center

136 E 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52801

http://nahantmarsh.org/qcpollinatorconference/

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View a flyer here

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June 23
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
Bat Chat on Presque Isle State Park
Children’s Pollinator Activity
The Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle
Pollinator Pontoon Boat Ride
info. print this flyer

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P and Q Forever logos (2)June 24
5:00pm – 8:00pm MDT
Fantastic Forb Friday
Come along to learn about plants that can be used in Southwest Nebraska to attract Monarch butterflies, honey bees, bees and other pollinators.
NRCS Office 706 East 5th Street Imperial
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal cou
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

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June 24
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
What’s Pollinating Your Garden
Children’s Pollinator Activity
Natural History Museum Tour
Ask a Beekeeper
Pollinators in Peril: Policies, Practices, and Progress
info. print the flyer

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June 25– 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ohio Pollinator Celebration- Columbus, OH

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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden

Pollinator Palooza 

10 am to 3 pm

1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio

more information here

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June 25
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
Ask A Beekeeper
Savannah Plant Hike on Presque isle
The History of the American Lawn
Chemical free Lawn Care
info. print this flyer

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June 26–Noon to 5 p.m.

Ohio Pollinator Celebration-  Dayton, OH

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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

Noon to 5 p.m.

1000 Aullwood Rd., Dayton, Ohio

more information here

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June 26
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, PA
Ask A Beekeeper
Pollinator Seed Ball Workshop
Natural History Museum Tour
info. print this flyer

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P and Q Forever logos (2)July 16
9:00am – 1:00pm CDT
Prairie Establishment Strategies
Establishing a native prairie takes time and weed control is critical during the first few years. Learn what to expect and how to manage weed competition.
Danish Alps SRA 1260 200th Street Hubbard
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

P and Q Forever logos (2)July 16
9:00am – 1:00pm CDT
Sandhills Plant ID Tour
Tour the Calamus Reservoir and learn about the different habitat types and plants of the sandhills.
Calamus Reservoir SRA Little York Point 42285 York Point Rd Burwell
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

P and Q Forever logos (2)July 21
9:00am – 1:00pm CDT
Rangeland Management Tour
This tour will dive into cost effective methods to control cedars, adaptive grazing man-agement strategies, and cost share programs available to help meet your objectives.
From Naponee, go 1 mile South on 31C and park in gravel lot on west side of road right after you cross the Republican River bridge.
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

P and Q Forever logos (2)July 28
9:00am – 1:00pm CDT
Pheasant Management & Research Workshop
Come learn about current upland game bird research taking place in Southwest Nebraska and the New Pheasant Mega Plan for Nebraska.
TCDC Community Building 406 East 1st Street Trenton
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

P and Q Forever logos (2)July 29
9:00am – 12:30pm CDT
Monarch Madness
Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly. Hear about habitat needs, cultural importance, conservation efforts and what you can do to help.
Nelson Community Center 333 S Main Nelson
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here

 

 

July 29

P and Q Forever logos (2)10 a-12 p CDT-The Value of Pollinators

1-3 p.m.- How to establish and manage the best pollinator habitat

print the flyer here

 

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August 4
9:00am -1:00pm CDT
Using Prescribed Fire for Grassland and Wildlife Management
See how fire is used at Lake Wanahoo SRA to control invasive woody plants, while benefitting native grass and wildflower diversity.
Lower Platte North NRD 511 Commercial Park Rd Wahoo
Workshop is FREE! Please call 844-733-3669 for more information and to RSVP for meal count
This is a Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever 2016 Habitat Tour
Print the flyer here