Wye Marsh Pollinator Event

Join us Saturday August 5, 2017 for Wye Marsh’s Celebrating Pollinators Event. Included with general admission, this unique event celebrates all things related to Pollinators – bees, butterflies, wildflowers and their importance to our ecosystem.

Activities Include:

Monarch Butterfly display and children’s activities 11 am to 3 pm, Monarch tag & release at 1 pm. Join Heather of Butterfly Kisses Educational Outreach to learn about Monarch conservation and watch her tag & release Monarch butterflies.

Tour and informational talk at our Bee House. Join Denise of Bonnie Bee Honey to learn all about these wonderful creatures. 11:30 am.

Wildlife Preservation Canada’s Native Pollinator Initiative team presentation and interactive bee walk. Learn about the importance of pollinators, their decline, as well as develop skills in bumble bee catch-and-release monitoring and identification. 1:30 pm.

Informational talk & tour of our Wildflower and Pollinator gardens. Join Laura from Hidden Habitat to learn which plants create the most pollinator interactions and how to grow & maintain a wildlife-friendly garden. 10:30 am.

Tiny Township’s Protecting our Pollinators information booth 10 am to 4 pm.

Plus hike the wonderful trails, spot frogs & turtles from the floating boardwalk, visit with the Birds of Prey or observe birds and other waterfowl from one of the observation blinds.

For more about Wye Marsh please visit www.wyemarsh.com