Pollinators provide invaluable services, most especially in plant reproduction for food and flowers. Yet their populations are in decline. Learn how to accommodate these important creatures in the ways you maintain your gardens and landscapes at Go Native U’s Back-to-School event, Attracting and Supporting Pollinators, September 27, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., at Westchester Community College, Classroom Building, Room 100. Discover the native plants that sustain bees and other pollinators in Native Perennials: Summer/ Fall with Go Native U co-founder Barbara Fischer. Find out how to create valuable habitats in Meadowscaping at Home with Kim Eierman, founder of EcoBeneficial. Learn to recognize different bee species and their nesting habits so you can make a difference in Identifying and Supporting Local Wild Bees with Sarah Kornbluth of the American Museum of Natural History; this class may move outdoors depending on weather. Attend one, two, or all three courses. Earn up to 6 LA-CES credits. To register, call 914-606-6830 and press 1.
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