Come to Reiman Gardens in Ames on June 23 for Pollinator Fest. https://www.reimangardens.com/event/pollinator-fest-4/
The public is invited to learn more about attracting butterflies and other pollinators to their yards by creating flower gardens. There will be an emphasis on using native wildflowers.
The speaker is Rod Tondreau, Biology Instructor at WITCC.
There will be many educational displays, also.
Sponsored by a newly-forming chapter of Wild Ones, and promoted by the Iowa Native Plant Society and Woodbury County Conservation. Plant.Grow.Fly information will be provided.
For more info, contact: Dianne Blankenship at email@example.com
This series is a collaborative effort between the Monarch Joint Venture and the National Conservation Training Center. https://monarchjointventure.org/news-events/events
Come to the Buena Vista County ISU Extension and Outreach office to learn how to raise Monarch butterflies
Saturday, April 24, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Become a citizen scientist and an active conservationist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN) with this training from our entomology staff. Learn butterfly survey techniques to monitor populations, provide data to identify potential threats, show effectiveness of habitat restoration, and give an annual snapshot of butterfly population health in Iowa.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED for this in person program, along with masks covering nose and mouth.
Free for everyone - no admission necessary.