“Pollinators” will cover the basics of creating a pollinator garden and will include an overview of the role of pollinators in our environment, current threats to the health of pollinators, and examples of native pollinators in the Hudson valley and the plants that support them. We will discuss the roles that we as humans can have on improving the health of native pollinator communities and we will learn to design gardens that are supportive of the local ecology as well as enjoyable to the people who live there too. This class is intended for beginner gardeners and environmentalists who are curious about ecology, environmental restoration, or are people who simply want to see more bees and butterflies in their backyards. Although this class is centered around people who are new to the topic, people of all levels of familiarity are welcome and encouraged to attend and add to the learning process. This class is also oriented towards adults, however children are also welcome if they are interested in learning about the subject or can otherwise occupy themselves. Class is taught in English, is free of charge and wheelchair accessible, and will last anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes.
Note: this event is weather dependent.
Location: One Nature Garden Center, 321 Main Street, Beacon , NY