Special Service Day EventSaturday, September 13
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Do You Love Butterflies? How about other pollinators like bees, beetles, hummingbirds...? In honor of September 11 Day of Service and Remembrance and Maryland Day to Serve Patuxent Research Refuge invites you to learn, help plant a section of the Pollinator Garden in the School Yard Habitat and earn service hours!
- Saturday, September 13, 2014 9am - 1pm
- At National Wildlife Visitor Center
- Ages 12+
- Registration Is Required by calling 301 497-5887
- Enjoy this opportunity to Serve on this special day as you also learn how to garden with plants native to the Maryland Coastal Plain to provide habitat for butterflies, bees, dragonflies, hummingbirds, and more. Discover what it means to be an Environmental Steward and how you can make a difference for wildlife. Native pollinator populations are collapsing due to habitat loss. The Pollinator Garden at Patuxent Research Refuge is a demonstration garden to show how every yard can become a refuge for pollinators and other wildlife. Come ‘bee’ part of the solution by helping us establish this important demonstration site. The morning will include a lecture on how to choose native plants for your yard that will support pollinators.