In-Person Events

Crane Trust Pollinator Camp 2021

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June 23 - 24, 2021

10:00 AM- 3:00 PM 

The Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center  in Wood River, Nebraska will be hosting Pollinator Camp 2021 with outdoor activities from the Nebraska Outdoor Trailer and ones we created. We have two different groups registered for the event who will participate in the activities and learn about pollinators.

For more information, contact  wbailey@cranetrust.org

Pollinator Card Workshop at LUX

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June 26, 2021

3:00 PM- 5:00 PM 

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6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Join the LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, NE for a workshop to create your own stamps! Use on a card and insert some pollinator seeds to give to a friend! 

Max capacity per workshop is six people. 

Register here: https://www.luxcenter.org/programs/pollinator-card-workshop

30th Annual State Habitat Meeting

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June 26, 2021

8:00 AM- 4:00 PM 

Join Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever of Nebraska this summer, June 26th, at Heartland Public Shooting Park for a fun-filled day of habitat education and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. This year’s State Habitat Meeting features a variety of habitat demonstration plots, hands-on activities for youth, pollinator activities, dog training and field care, shooting instruction, gun fitting, and much more.

Register by June 4 and you’ll receive an early bird discount on a regular registration! Agenda and registration are available at www.NebraskaPF.com/State-Habitat-Meeting

For additional questions contact Holly Mauslein at hmauslein@pheasantsforever.org

Schramm Pollinator Day

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June 27, 2021

1:00 PM- 3:00 PM 

Celebrate Nebraska Pollinator Week 2021 at Schramm Education Center in Gretna, NE on June 27th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. We’ll have guests from the UNL Bee Lab and Master Gardeners here, along with our Nebraska Game and Parks staff to share activities and information about pollinators. Make a bee house, plant some seeds, explore for insects and more!

 

This is a free, outdoor program. Education Center admission fees apply for those entering the building. In case of inclement weather, activities which we are able to move indoors will take place in our classroom. Questions? Contact kelly.ekue@nebraska.gov

Large Scale Pollinator Habitat Installation

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June 29, 2021

10:00 AM- 2:00 PM 

Come out and learn the various methods of large-scale pollinator habitat installation, like no-till seed drilling and hand-broadcasting ~5 acres of habitat. We will cover site-preparation, species selection and maintenance/ monitoring of habitat, and more. GPMB members will go home with free seed as well! May 29th, weather dependent. This Learning Series meets Great Plains Master Beekeeping program Learning Objective 2.2: Pollinator services and plant biology, landscape enhancement.

Cost: $5 for Great Plains Master Beekeeping members. $10 for nonmembers.

Register at: https://gpmb.unl.edu/large-scale-pollinator-habitat-installation

For any questions, please contact Sheldon, the GPMB Project Coordinator, at sbrummel2@unl.edu