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Science Pub: Wet & Wild Pollinators
May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Come learn about wetlands, monarch butterflies, native plants, our “Seed to Habitat” education program at our spring Science Pub generously hosted by our friends at WildCraft Cider Works!
We will have 3 short presentations to share some of our current work:
–Loving Our Wetlands–
Maya Goklany, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
Eugene is home to over 3,000 acres of wetlands which are one of our community’s most valuable natural resources, and provide numerous recreational and educational opportunities. Come out and learn about the water quality and wildlife values of Eugene’s wetlands and how you can enjoy them up close and personal.
–Monarch Butterflies: Lane County Migration–
Kris Elsbree, Restoration Director
Monarch butterflies are rare today in the Willamette Valley whereas formerly they were more abundant.
Once abundant throughout the Willamette Valley, these valuable pollinators are now in steep decline! Come learn about the natural history of monarch butter migration in our area and ways you can help reverse and reduce their population declines.
–From Seed to Habitat Education–
Nicole Smedegaard, Education Director.
Learn about the work that school children in Lane County are performing to save the imperiled historic prairie habitats of the Willamette Valley.