Join Mini-Pollinator Day on April 24

UNDATED – Mini-Pollinator Day will take place virtually on April 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at sunnysidemg.org/pollinator-day.

Indiana Master Naturalist (IMN) Webinars will start at 9 a.m. with Sunnyside Master Gardener and beekeeper Roger Thomas presenting “Beekeeping 101”. At 10 a.m. Amanda Thomsen, with Kiss My Aster, will present “How to Create a Great Backyard”. At 11 a.m. Troy Durham, a local horticulturist, will present “Not Just Nectar: Pollinator Pointers for the Home Landscape”. At noon, the Sunnyside Master Gardeners will cover “Seed Saving”.

To round out the day at 12:15 p.m. IMN will be unveiling the citizen scientist project titled “Sunnyside IN Pollinator Project 2021”.

IMN is excited to start this citizen science project on April 24 because it will allow everyone to contribute to Pollinator Day where IMN will release the results of its citizen science project.

No registration is needed to attend the webinars.

If you have any questions please contact the Purdue Extension Floyd County Office at 812-948-5470 or email ANR Extension Educator Gina Anderson at gmanders@purdue.edu

The Indiana Master Naturalist program is sponsored by the Resource Conservation & Development Councils, Indiana Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and Indiana Department of Natural Resources. More information is available at indianamasternaturalist.org.

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