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Celebrate National Pollinator Week

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National Pollinator Week - June 17 - 23rd

National Pollinator Week is almost here and the Missoula County Department of Ecology & Extension and the Missoula Conservation District want to celebrate with you!

During the week of June 17-23, we have a diversity of events and activities planned for you to learn about and protect these important creatures that sustain our ecosystems in western Montana and beyond. Help us plant the Pollinator Garden, build a bee hotel, learn about the Montana Bumble Bee Atlas, and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Missoula Conservation District among other things. See our schedule of Pollinator Week events below! 

Monday 17th

UM Bee Campus USA: Native plant and pollinator walk 12:30-1:30 pm

*Meet at the Fire Circle at the UM Ethnobotany Garden.

Building Bee Hotels and “Mullet” Gardening for Pollinators - 6 –8 pm Rocky Mountain Gardens

Wednesday 19th

Pollinator Garden Installation! Planting with Marchies Nursery - AM 10-12

Planting with Missoula Conservation District - PM 5-7 Get free wildflower seed for your pollinator gardens from the Conservation District.

Thursday 20th – 6:30-7:30 pm

Exploring the Life of Native Bees: Our Pollinator Heros– Rachel Dunham, Xerces Society

Details here

*free program no need to register

Saturday 22nd – 10 am –12 pm

Family Pollinator activities for the Rocky Mountain Gardens

Plant, dig, weed, and craft 

Register for the Rocky Mountain Garden volunteer dates here.

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