Make a bee hotel for native pollinators at this hands-on workshop on Wed. March 7

Make a bee hotel for native pollinators at this hands-on workshop on Wed. March 7

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Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Help increase populations of native bees in your yard and garden with a handmade bee hotel! Native solitary bees, like mason bees and leafcutter bees, are gentle, easy to raise, and are as important for pollinating as honey bees.

Jacob Johnston from Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology will give a presentation on the life cycle of these fascinating native insects and show you how to make a bee hotel to attract them to your garden. Materials will be provided for participants to make bee hotels to take home. 

Pre-registration is required to hold your place in the class, and also in the event that a class is postponed or cancelled and we need to contact participants.   Register and pay online on the link below, or call CCE-Tompkins at 272-2292 and we will register you online with information you provide.

REGISTER & PAY ONLINE HERE

Fee

$10/person includes cost of materials

Learn More

http://db.ccetompkins.org/programs/civicrm/event/info?id=1269&reset=1

Contact

Chrys Gardener
Commercial / Community Horticulture Educator
cab69@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext 144

Location

CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555