September 14, 2019
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Members: $4 children/$7 adults
Non-members: $5 children/$8 adults
Pollinator Celebration Day at the Hitchcock Center
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Come and celebrate the pollinators in our world with events and activities for the whole family, including:
- Pollinator Scavenger Hunt
- Magic Wings native butterflies
- Pollinator Story Time: Bees aren’t the only ones who help our flowers grow! Fly would like to be a pollinator just like her friends, butterfly and bee, but how does someone become a pollinator? Children can be the puppeteers for a cast of pollinator characters.
- Monarch Migration Obstacle Course
- Monarch butterfly citizen science — learn how to tag monarchs, track them and contribute to a growing body of data on monarch migration.
- Pollinator Parade: Make your own pennants and streamers, bring your own pollinator costume for parading!
- Pollinator Gardening Tips: Learn from an expert about how to make your garden more friendly to pollinators with the Western MA Pollinator Network! Take home your own milkweed seeds to plant for monarchs and other insects.
- Crooked Stick Pops
- Bring a picnic.