Pollinators in Your Backyard

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Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center, 305 S Dogwood St, Harrisonburg VA 22801

Pollinators in Your Backyard Poster

Schedule of Events:

Kick Off Discussion - 1:00pm

  • Harrisonburg as a Pollinator-Friendly City

Informative Talks - 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm

  • Native Pollinator Friendly Plants with The Natural Garden
  • Mason Bee Monitoring Project with Kate LeCroy

Interactive Displays - 1:30pm – 4:00pm

  • The Pollination Station at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum: A display of the Arboretum pollinator gardens
  • GIS Mapping: A James Madison University student project of pollinator spaces in Harrisonburg
  • Beekeeping 101 with the Experts: Learn the basics about bees and beekeeping
  • Exploring Pollinators for Kids with the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum: Activities for kids
  • How to Create and Maintain Pollinator Spaces and Raingardens: Tips about how to create and maintain beautiful natural areas
  • Butterfly/Pollinator Houses for Your Garden with Girl Scout Troop 1219: Butterfly houses and pollinator habitats for your home
  • Harrisonburg City Schools and Pollinators: Pollinators at Harrisonburg City Schools presented by Harrisonburg High School staff and students
  • Financial Incentives for Creating Pollinator Habitats: Find out ways to help pay for pollinator habitats


For more information contact Brittany Clem at Brittany.Clem@HarrisonburgVA.gov