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Top Tips for Tempting Pollinators to Your Yard

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

Top Tips for Tempting Pollinators to Your Yard

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If you plant it, they will come! But what to plant, and when, and exactly WHAT will come? This interactive presentation will highlight simple tips for attracting bees, butterflies, moths and beneficial wasps to your own piece of Florida paradise. The talk will highlight a recommended “Pollinator Palette” of specific wildflowers, trees, and shrubs for West Central Florida landscapes. Florida has 316 native bee species – come learn how even tiny urban habitats can help support these critically important engines of food production!

 

 

 

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Nanette O’Hara has served as the Public Outreach Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Estuary Program since 1998. She is responsible for communicating ways residents can contribute to the restoration of Tampa Bay in their own everyday actions and lifestyles. Among the innovative education campaigns she has developed are the “Be Floridian” campaign supporting local fertilizer use restrictions, and the “Pooches for the Planet” pet waste education program. Nanette is a Master Gardener volunteer for Hillsborough County Extension, avid nature photographer, saltwater fly angler and native plant enthusiast who loves to promote “Gardening Like a Floridian.”


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UF/IFAS Extension provides practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

 

 

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Ethnic background and racial information are collected to comply with Federal reporting requirements.


 Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD).

 

Have questions about Top Tips for Tempting Pollinators to Your Yard? Contact Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

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Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)


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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center offers a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. Center programs interpret the natural, cultural and archaeological history of the Preserve to demonstrate how the environment and people support and shape each other.

 

 CENTER HOURS: Thursday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NEW! Sunday 11:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

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