Host an Event and Get on the Map!

Taking part in Pollinator Week is fun, easy, and will help save the small, but vital pollinators! Anyone can get involved with the Week: businesses, garden clubs, offices, schools, universities, parks, community groups, museums, families, and individuals are just a few examples of people and organizations planning Pollinator Week events in their local community. Whether you're running garden tours, competitions, promotions, special menus, parties or something else, you can generate free publicity by placing your event on the map!

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Send us your photos
We'd love to see any photos you have from your event or an event that you attended so we can add them to our Events Gallery when the Week is finished. It's a great way to show everyone how you celebrated and get yourself some more free publicity! If you have pictures please email them here with Share My Pollinator Week Photos as the subject.
**Please note that by doing this you are agreeing to the Pollinator Partnership potentially using your image(s) on our websites, in our print newsletters and in our e-newsletters.

 

United States
 

California
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Save The Monarchs!
Sunday, June 21, 4:00
Workshop on gardening for pollinators, with a special focus on growing native Asclepias. We will have native Asclepias seeds and plants for sale.
13396 Ridge Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95945
A-Z Garden Center, April@AtoZSupply.com
530-274-3871
Film in the Grove: The Pollinators by Sarah Rara Friday June 5, 6pm -7:30pm Filmmaker Sarah Rara will join us to introduce the film she made with footage taken in the UC Botanical Garden. Bring a picnic and enjoy this film under the Garden's towering Redwoods in our stunning amphitheater.

The Pollinators focuses on the insects, birds, animals, and vectors that pollinate flowers. Filmed against brightly colored backgrounds that both attract and distract pollinators, the video explores wild color spaces, modeling the ultraviolet-rich color range perceived by insects that extends beyond human vision and the RGB colorspace of video.The Pollinators was filmed over the course of a full calendar year to document a complete annual cycle of flowering.with sound by Luke Fischbeck.
Registration required: $10/ Children 12 and Under are Free
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045 Contact Deepa Natrajan,
Program Coordinator
call 510-664-9841, or email

Website

Registration Link
Pollinator Tour of the Garden Tuesday, June 16 10am - 11am The bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds you can observe in the Garden are just some of the world’s 200,000 species of pollinators. Discover how insects, birds, bats, and wind are essential in the life cycles of our crops and other plants. Learn how flower forms and colors relate to their pollinators. Best in Spring and Summer.
Free with Garden Admission, Registration Required
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045 Contact Deepa Natrajan,
Program Coordinator
call 510-664-9841, or email

Website

Registration Link
Butterfly Bonanza on the Tour Deck Friday, June 19 10am - 1pm Come learn about butterfly life cycles with live specimens and paper activities with a special film screening of monarch lifecycles. Garden volunteer and 'Caterpillar Lady' Sally Levinson will lead the morning of fun drop-in activities on the Garden's tour deck. All ages.
Free with Garden Admission; no registration required
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045 Contact Deepa Natrajan,
Program Coordinator
call 510-664-9841, or email

Website

Registration Link

 

Florida
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Butterfly ID Walk
6/20/15, 9:30am
Join our naturalist for a walk in the Butterfly Habitat and learn how to identify some of our native butterflies at Camp Bayou. We'll be on the look-out for other pollinators while we walk. Starts at 9:30 am
33570
Check the calendar at http://campbayou.org

 

 

Illinois
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Buzzing About the Prairie
June 17, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:00
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is pleased to present one of our popular "Midewin for Kids" events for the 4th year.

It’s National Pollinator Week, so please join us to discover why birds, bees, butterflies, and other insects are so important to all gardens, not just the prairie! Capture some pollinators as we use sweep nets, look at them through magnified containers and
release them before helping to plant a pollinator garden. You can transfer your new-found knowledge and skills to your own garden!
30239 S. State Route 53, Wilmington, Illinois 60481 USA
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Main Number:
815-423-6370
Website: www.fs.usda.gov/midewin


 

Indiana
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Pollinator Awareness Day at Brown County State Park
June 20, 10:00am-4:00pm
A full schedule of guided walks, talks, and activities with an emphasis on native bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and their relationship to native plants.
1801 S.R. 46 E., Nashvile, IN, 47448
Brown Count State Park Nature Center,
812-988-5240
Schedule will be
posted soon on the website

 

Maine
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Underground Beekeeping
June 17-23, 11 am to 4 pm
June 17-23, tours of geothermally protected underground honey bee hives. Simple structures leading to the surface were developed to be student and beekeeper-accessible, and are resistant to bears, skunks, and the coldest of northern winters. Learn how we compare geothermal hives to traditional surface hives to study the effects of damp or drought conditions associated with climate changes.
24 Gendreau Road
Honey Bee Research Institute and Nature Center, Inc.
24 Gendreau Road
Saint David, Maine 04773
www.brinc.org

 

Ohio
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Pollinator Walk at the Bath Natue Preserve
June 14 2015
Join Pollination Biologist Randy Mitchell (University of Akron and UA Field Station) to learn and plants and pollinators of the Bath Nature Preserve . 1PM at BNP trailhead.
4240 Ira Road Akron Ohio
Website

 

Oklahoma
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Beekeeping for Bee - ginners
6/20/15 10-11:30am
Considering beekeeping but not sure where to start? Then come to us to find out what the buzz is all about! Join JD Hill, beekeeper and owner of Hilltop Gardens for a chance to observe a working hive and hear JD’s tips and tricks on what to expect when maintaining your own.

$12 members; $15 nonmembers
Registration requested by Tuesday, June 16
Myriad Botanical Gardens Children's Garden
301 W. Reno Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Oklahoma County
myriadgardens.org

 

Pennsylvania
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3rd Annual Hope Hill Lavender Farm Festival
June 20th 11am to 4 pm
Hope Hill's Lavender Festival will feature Hope Hill Lavender Farm and their products along with other local artists/crafters. There will be entertainment, speakers from our farm, Hawk Mt and Dave Moyer apiaries.
2375 Panther Valley Road
Pottsville, PA 17901
Wendy Jochems
info@hopehilllavenderfarm.com
570-617-0851
hopehilllavenderfarm.com

 

Virginia
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Summer in the Reeks: Pollinators and Snallygasters!
June 13, 2015, 12pm-730pm
Banshee Reeks is a 700+ Nature Preserve in the heart of Loudoun County, VA. It attracts more than 200 species of native pollinators and has been a site for research from the USGS, Smithsonian, and PhD students for years. This summer event is open to the public and features three dynamic workshops: Nature Photography, Beetles, and Invasive Species. In addition, there will be an open house, guided nature hikes, hayrides, local pollinator groups, and music by Snallygaster, a band of SI Scientist Musicians. Cost is 5 dollars per car. June 13th, 2015, 12-7:30 pm.
Leesburg, VA, 20175
Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

21085 The Woods Rd
Leesburg, VA 20175
703.669.0316 (O)
571.233.0185 (C)
         

 

Canada

Virginia
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Date and Time:
Description of the Event:
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Summer in the Reeks: Pollinators and Snallygasters!
June 13, 2015, 12pm-730pm
Banshee Reeks is a 700+ Nature Preserve in the heart of Loudoun County, VA. It attracts more than 200 species of native pollinators and has been a site for research from the USGS, Smithsonian, and PhD students for years. This summer event is open to the public and features three dynamic workshops: Nature Photography, Beetles, and Invasive Species. In addition, there will be an open house, guided nature hikes, hayrides, local pollinator groups, and music by Snallygaster, a band of SI Scientist Musicians. Cost is 5 dollars per car. June 13th, 2015, 12-7:30 pm.
Leesburg, VA, 20175
Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

21085 The Woods Rd
Leesburg, VA 20175
703.669.0316 (O)
571.233.0185 (C)
         

 

 

Proclamations

By proclamation, Governor Jack Markell declared June 15-21, 2015 as Pollinator Week in the State of Delaware.

By proclamation, Governor Terry Branstad declared June 15-21, 2015 as Pollinator Week in the State of Iowa.

By proclamation, Governor Phil Bryant declared June 15-21, 2015 as Pollinator Week in the State of Mississippi.

By proclamation, Governor Steve Bullock declared June 15-21, 2015 as Pollinator Week in the State of Montana.