Kick off National Pollinator Week on Monday, June 22nd with Sustainable Cleveland and hear from 4 experts in their respective fields. Our speakers will discuss their work in citizen science, community engagement, research, education and gardening.
Project Wingspan: Spreading Wings and Seeds Across the Midwest
Amber Barnes - Wildlife Conservation Ecologist, Pollinator Partnership.
Learn about Project Wingspan and how this grassroots conservation initiative is helping to improve the landscape for pollinators in Ohio and beyond.
Bringing Nature Home: in our park, in our yard, in our neighborhood
John Barber and Peggy Spaeth, co-chairs Friends of Lower Lake.
Hear about what residents are doing to create healthy habitat in their own green spaces
Life in a contaminated habitat: How heavy metals affect the common eastern bumble bee
Sarah Scott, Entomology graduate student, Gardiner Lab, The Ohio State University
How environmentally relevant heavy metal concentrations impact native bee health and survivorship.
What is that plant and how do I get it?
Amy Roskilly, Conservation Education & Communications Manager, Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District
Go native! We hear it all the time but what does that mean and how do we do it?
Pollinator Education in Ohio
Denise Ellsworth, Program Director of Pollinator Education, OSU Department of Entomology
Denise will share some of the many approaches to getting people excited about and involved with pollinators.
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