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Viles Arboretum

Wild Bees: Super-pollinators!

with First Light Wildlife Habitats


Join Deborah Perkins of First Light Wildlife Habitats to learn more about the fascinating lives of our native bee species and how you can help save them. This exciting walk and workshop will cover the following topics:

  • The ecology & behavior of our fascinating native bees
  • Habitat needs and environmental stressors
  • How you can create a high value habitat in your own dooryard, farm, field, or forestland How to boost biodiversity and pollination services
  • How to experience what Deb calls “Zen and the Art of Bee Observation”

The first portion of this class will feature a in-person presentation in our Viles Room followed by an interractive walk on the Arboretum grounds.

  • Session 1: Aug 17th, 2024
    from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Class is canceled

Viles Arboretum

153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 Get directions

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