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Pollinator Appreciation Month!

Community members, local non-profits and businesses are joining the City of Boulder and the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History to offer a series of fun, informative events celebrating Boulder’s third annual Pollinator Appreciation Month. Free events take place for all ages. Highlights of events and activities include:

  • Events for children, including the Bee Boulder Family Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., packed with education and entertainment and two performances by Jeff & Paige, and pollinator-themed storytimes at the library.
  •  Workshops for kids and adults hosted by Library, including pollinator journaling, beeswax candle-making, native bee house crafting, wildflower seed bomb-making, and a hands-on class learning about the medicinal uses of honey.
  • Free lectures and workshops about local bumblebees and how Boulder’s birds contribute to pollination and other important ecosystem services.

To learn more about Pollinator Appreciation Month and for a full list of event details, please visit www.BeeBoulder.org.