Quick, name 13 native wildflowers that bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, bats and other insects like! Hmmm. Well, here's a few that the District has in our custom Pollinator Seed Mix: Coreopsis, Lupine, Vervain, Aster, Milkweed, Black-eyed Susan, Hyssop, and Bergamont. Want to know more? Then this workshop is for you!
WHO: Guest presenter, Scott Hughey, NRCS District Conservationist
WHEN: Friday, October 28th, from 2 to 4 pm
WHERE: Ron & Jan Heverly's, 3778 Crawford Rd, Frankfort (just south of Demerly Rd, on the west side. Watch for signs)
WHY: Planting native wildflowers helps increase the pollinators' habitat, population, and productivity!
Cider and treats will be provided. This event is free to the public, suggested donation is $5-$10. Please park on Crawford road, however, handicapped folks may use the driveway.
For further information, please contact Aimé Merizon, Outreach Coordinator, 231.882.4391 x 11; firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's time for our annual fall collection of macroinvertebrates (ok, BUGS) from the Platte River and the Betsie River!
MEET: Saturday, October 15, at 9 am, BCD office
CONTACT: John Ransom, Conservation Specialist, 231-882-4391 or email@example.com.
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