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Bee the Change – Make Pollinators Great Again
June 14 @ 6:30 pm - June 15 @ 1:00 pmFree
June 14th and 15th in Three Lakes, Wisconsin
Held in conjunction with National Pollinator Awareness Week, this event is dedicated to supporting our struggling native bee and butterfly populations. Heather Holm, author of “Pollinators of Native Plants” and “Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide” will share her deep-rooted knowledge with a presentation and guided pollinator wildflower garden tour. The movie “Hometown Habitat” will be shown. It features inspiring stories of community commitment to conservation landscaping, with an emphasis on incorporating native plants and eliminating harmful invasive.
The free event, supported by donations, is co-hosted by the Three Lakes Natural Resources Committee, Center for the Arts, Historical Society, and Healing Nature Center, along with the Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Dept.
Friday, June 14th at 6:30 pm, at Three Lakes Center for the Arts
• Presentation: “Attracting Bees and Beneficial Insects” by Heather Holm
• Movie: Hometown Habitat
Saturday, June 15th 9:00 am-noon, starting at Three Lakes Historical Society
• (9:00 am) Buckthorn infestation in Three Lakes. Wisconsin Headwaters Invasive Partnership coordinator Rosie Page and the Three Lakes Natural Resource Committee will conduct a short workshop on Buckthorn identification, the extent of the problem in Three Lakes, and eradication efforts.
• (9:30 am) Guided Pollinator Walk with Heather Holm. Starting at the Historical Society pollinator garden, we will proceed to the Center for the Arts garden, and then carpool to the native wildflower labyrinth at the Healing Nature Center east of town.
• (12:00 pm) Native Wildflower Sale. Wrapping up the event, you can select from a variety of potted wildflowers, ready to plant. Expert advice will be available.