Creating a garden for Monarch butterflies

April 9th, 2019

Monarch Teacher Network members, Johanna Cutts, Joan Harvey, and Mary Ash, will be giving a presentation on creating a garden for this iconic species at the West ...

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Plant it and they will come: create your own pollinator garden

April 14th, 2019

Help bees and butterflies by creating your own pollinator garden. Discover what they need, how to choose and grow native plants, and how to plan and maintain a ...

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Build a Mason Bee box

April 28th, 2019

What can you do to help pollinators? Learn how to make a bee box that works for Mason Bees, the pollinators of our early-blooming fruit trees. Materials will be ...

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Learning about our native bees: talk and walk

May 18th, 2019

Led by Jessica Forrest, researcher at Ottawa U (see Forrest Lab) What is (and isn’t) a bee? What is pollination? How diverse are wild bees, and how do they live ...

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Fletcher Wildlife Garden annual native plant sale

June 1st, 2019

Help pollinators and butterflies, attract birds to your backyard. We’ll show you which native plant species are favourites with wildlife at the FWG and which species ...

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It’s all in a name – Flower Flies

June 2nd, 2019

A talk focusing on our native fly pollinators, in particular, flower flies.

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