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Pollinator Talks and Tours August 3

UNL East Campus, Lincoln Nebraska

Led by staff from UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Entomology, Backyard Farmer, Nebraska By Heart, Nebraska Forest Service and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. All events but the 2 p.m. tour begin from the Backyard Farmer gardens east of UNL Keim Hall, 1825 N. 38th St.

At BYF garden, FREE herbal tea will be available and for kids—pollinator activities, face-painting and make-your-own antennae.

9 a.m. Tour of “Nebraska by Heart” installations on UNL east campus

10 and 11 a.m. Tours of the Backyard Farmer garden and Maxwell Arboretum, with a focus on plants for pollinators

12 p.m. Brown-bag on monarchs by Shauna Groenewold, Citizen Scientist & Monarch Enthusiast

2 p.m. Tour of Union Plaza pollinator plants starting from 2228 N. 21 St.

Sponsored by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, arboretum@unl.edu, 402-472-2971.

 

EVENT LINK: UNL calendar https://events.unl.edu/2017/08/03/121575/

PARKING: Pink areas on this map http://maps.unl.edu/east/  show visitor meters near the Backyard Farmer garden, located between Fair, Center and N. 39th Streets. NOTE: some pink areas are reserved for dental patients and Dairy Store only.

 

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