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Native Pollinators – What’s the Buzz?
February 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is a free webinar;
Purchase a family membership and register: $40
Registration closes 2/22 @ 5 PM
Your yard, whatever the size, can provide essential habitat for valuable pollinators such as butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects. Join GSWA for this free, one-hour webinar as we take a closer look at our native pollinators and the important roles they play in our gardens and in supporting healthy ecosystems. More than 75% of all flowering plants need pollinators to reproduce – and your garden veggies need their help too! Native pollinators have fascinating life histories, so knowing about gardening for pollinators from the insects’ perspective will enable you to truly welcome them to your yard. Our host, an all-round cool bug guy, Dr. Stephen Mason Ph.D. is an entomologist and faculty at Immaculata University, and a research associate at Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. He will shed some light on insect life histories to make your yard a hive of activity this summer. Registration is required for this free Zoom webinar. You will receive your Zoom link prior to the program. This is the second of GSWA’s free, three-part native pollinator plant webinar series in preparation of our Native Plants for Pollinators Sale taking place online April 1-22.
Mark Your Calendar:
- Webinar #3: Planting for Pollinators – The Store is Open! What’s on offer and why on Tuesday, April 1, 12-1 PM
- GSWA Native Plant Pollinator Sale: April 1-22 (order online)
Our GSWA and partners Plants for Pollinators Sale will offer over 22,000 native perennial and grass deep plugs that are attractively priced and available single species or in carefully curated kits for different typical garden conditions. We’ve added tons of simple guidance to ensure planting success for a delightfully alive pollinator garden that will thrive with minimal care. Our own Hazel England, will talk about why native plants, how planting for pollinators benefits the watershed and biodiversity locally, and dig deep on the details of which species the twenty eight species offered for sale attract, and their characteristics and appearance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request ongoing Native Plant Sale email updates and reminders.