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Pollinator Celebration

Overview

Join us for an annual celebration as we raise awareness for pollinators and spread the word about what we can do to protect them.

When
Jun 22, 2024
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Where
Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
505-768-4951


9:00am-11:00am - (Meeting Room) Fuzzy Bee, Funny Bee* Peter Callen will present on NM Native Bees, including Bumblebees, for Pollinator Day. Then take participants outdoors to do a Native Bee and Bumblebee species count in the Common Edge Field.

11:00am-1:00pm - The Ins and Outs of a Honeybee Colony* Local beekeeper Amy Owen of Desert Hives (and an NMBKA certified beekeeper) will provide an in depth look at what goes on inside and outside of a honeybee colony. You will get to see live bees inside a beautiful observation hive and will have the opportunity to taste honey from different areas of Albuquerque and surrounding areas at different seasons.

12:30pm-2:00pm- Pollinator BioBlitz activity- Join the Open Space Coordinator on an adventure to document some of our pollinator friends while learning to use iNaturalist*

9:00am-2:00pm- Animal Demonstration (Inside Reception)

12:00pm-2:00pm-Entertainment by: Endion and Conservation Carnivale with music by: Uncle Eric's Band

*Registration required. Please call 505-768-4951 to register in advance.

Price
Free

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