WATERLOO, Wis. — Have you heard the buzz about the declining number of Monarch butterflies and honey bees? It is going to take more than just planting milkweed to support the butterflies and bees needed to pollinate our trees, flowers, crops and produce that sweet tasting honey.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Black Hawk County is hosting a Monarch & Pollinator Habitat Workshop for free at 3420 University Avenue in Waterloo, Iowa on Tuesday, April 10th from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Landowners and stewards in Black Hawk County and surrounding areas are invited to learn how they can easily establish and maintain monarch butterfly and other pollinator habitat on their own property. Topics include: Prairie Benefits for Native & Honey Bees What is a Pollinator Habitat, How to Plant, Establish and Manage your Pollinator Habitat, and Assistance to Help you Complete your Pollinator Project. This workshop is open to urban and rural enthusiasts, homeowners, bee caretakers, farmers, producers and anyone with land in mind of returning to native pollinator habitats.
For more information please contact Shelly Smith, Executive Director, at ISU Extension & Outreach Black Hawk County, 319-234-6811 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This meeting is held in partnership with the USDA and Pheasants Forever.
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— Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
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