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Pollinator Appreciation Month

Pollinator Appreciation Month Winner Lily Lisbon's Picture
September is Pollinator Appreciation Month in Boulder. In honor of bees, flies, moths, birds, bats, and more, BPL is offering a variety of events and experiences dedicated to pollinators, including:
Wild Fruit Foraging & Harvesting with Community Fruit Rescue
Sat, Sept 8, 9-11 am, registration required. All-ages, family friendly. After collecting our fruit at a local Boulder property, we will peel and wash our bounty and drink cider straight from the cider press! Community Fruit Rescue will also share recipes, tips and tricks for your own harvested fruit. 
Tour de Hive, Sun, Sept 9, noon to 3 pm. Visit bee hives around downtown Boulder on a self-guided tour, including Boulder Public Library, a BeeChica’s home, Growing Gardens, and CU Museum of Natural History. Meet local beekeepers and learn about efforts to support native and honey bees.
Adultology: GET PICKLED! Thurs, Sept 13, 6 pm. Sour, spicy, sweet, or fermented: come explore the delightful world of pickles and learn how to make a wide variety of different types and flavors! This class will cover the pickling of many types of seasonal vegetables. Savor tastes and enjoy an in-depth demo with Seeds Library Cafe. Registration required.
Edible Learning Garden at Main
Our Edible Learning Garden, just south of Canyon Blvd, is open to the public for delicious sampling. It’s just one fun and delicious offering of our Seed to Table program, a combination of events and resources that focus on sustainable living.
 
Pictured: Pollinator Appreciation Month poster winner, Lily Lisbon, Foothills Elementary.