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Pollinator Celebration


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

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

Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120

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.