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Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees and Other Beneficials ~ Virtual Program

Library Program for Adults

  • Date: 06/18/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  
  • Location: Virtual ~ Zoom

Mum-Bee-copyright Daniel Prudek/AdobeStock.comHummingbird-Ruby Throated-copyright Steve Byland/AdobeStock.comJohn Root describes the essential roles played by pollinators and other beneficial organisms in our ecosystem and provides guidance on meeting their needs for food, cover and water. A variety of plants that can nourish these organisms throughout their active lifetimes are discussed, and organic methods for establishing pollinator gardens are also presented. Comments and questions are welcome throughout the program. Registration begins May 21, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720 and leaving a message (be sure to leave your name, telephone number and email address). Registration with a valid email address is required in order to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

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About the presenter: In addition to his work as a Certified Organic Landscape Professional, John promotes pollinator habitat through his participation in the Western Massachusetts Pollinator Network and is active in establishing community orchards for local food resilience as a member of Grow Food Amherst and Help Yourself Northampton. John is a member of the Ecological Landscapers Association and is an accredited Organic Landscape Professional through the Northeast Organic Farming Association.

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Images: (left) © Daniel Prudek (right) © Steve Byland/AdobeStock.com

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