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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Pollinator Program at Carpenter Nature Center

You are invited to attend “Pollinator Primer – What’s the buzz?” program at Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.  Ian Lane, an entomology graduate student from UMN Bee Lab will be presenting on aiding native bee species.
November 22nd at 1:pm
$6.00 per person

 "Pollinator Primer -- What's the buzz?" will introduce ways to encourage native bees in your yard.

You will learn the differences between non-native bees (honeybees) and native bees on how they pollinate and nest. Mr. Lane will also be conducting a hands-on session to create bee hotels and homes for native bees to winter in.

Carpenter Nature Center provides unique opportunities for the public to learn and explore nature. “Pollinator Primer – What’s the buzz?” is made possible through a partnership with Ian Lane, entomology graduate student at the University of Minnesota.

This educational program is costs $6 per person with special rates offered for “Friends of CNC.” If you have any questions, please contact me or Jennifer  at 651-437-4359.


Katrinna or Jennifer
Communications Intern
W: 651-437-4359
Carpenter St. Croix Nature Center
12805 St. Croix Trail
Hastings, MN