Pollinator Week – June 18-24, 2018

National Pollinator Week is an opportunity to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. We are proud to offer a series of events in collaboration with the Common Acre, a Seattle area non-for-profit focused on restoring relationships between people and the land through ecology, community, and the arts.

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Field day at Beacon Food Forest – June 18

Join PhD Candidate Elias Bloom, NW Pollinator Initiative, The Common Acre, and Washington State University Entomologists to explore pollinator habitat at the Beacon Food Forest. This interactive program will give you tools to promote wild pollinators in your garden and farm.

Save Pollinators Symposium – June 19

Exploring how our communities can save pollinators with lightning talks from diverse perspectives, Q&A moderated by David Crowder, WSU Entomologist, and community tabling fair from 6-7pm. Produced by The Common Acre, NW Pollinator Initiative, and Town Hall Seattle.

Meet the Bees Party – June 21

Celebrate the release of the Field Guide to Bees of Puget Sound with the Common Acre! A donation of any size to our Crowdrise Campaign will get you on the list.

We’ll bring together our partners and supporters for the past five years of pollinator conservation at The Common Acre. Key scientists from the project will be present to share details about this easy-to-use resource, and we will have an interactive exhibit set up with microscopes and real bees to promote deeper exploration. There will be live music from Mike Gervais, actors portraying bees, and delicious refreshments!