Pollinator Habitat Field Day

The public is invited to attend a neat opportunity happening this Saturday as an extension of the 4-H Pollinator Habitat training, that included Water Connects Us All, Native Bees, and Monarchs on the Move Programs, that took place earlier this summer in Clayton Center. At the Pollinator Habitat Field Day, participants will learn about the connection of pollinators to our food supply, interact with live monarch butterflies, and participate in activities about the importance of adding pollinator habitat to our communities. Both youth and adults will enjoy the visiting the Pollinator Oasis and Year 1 Prairie Restoration Project, as well as participate in hands-on learning experiences about the importance of pollinators. There will also be opportunities for participants to pick some flowers and seeds. Location: Clayton Center 23520 Hickory Ave (Keith and Linda Campbell residence) and 23531 Hickory Ave (Pat Costigan residence) Time: 10 AM – 2 PM Date: Saturday, October 9. The day will be led by former Garnavillo alumna, Lynne Campbell and her colleague at Iowa State University, Maya Hayzlett. Both Lynne and Maya work on the ISU campus in 4-H Youth Development with Maya also supports outreach efforts for the Integrated Pest Management Team. For more information call 515-710-1381.

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