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Bees Butterflies & Blooms: Pollinator Festival

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



August 24
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Marshbank Park
2805 Hiller Rd
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48324 United States
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Buzz and flutter around Marshbank Park to learn about the importance of our pollinators and what you can do to help these critters that are so important to our earth. There’s something for all ages. Live butterfly displays and interactions are a special attraction!

Numerous hands-on activity stations will include:

  • Monarch tagging with butterfly release
  • Beeswax craft
  • Sweep netting to look for our native pollinators
  • Interactive talks (bring a blanket to sit on)
    • 10:10-10:40 am Life of a Honey Bee: Become a member of a honey bee hive and learn the different responsibilities and roles of a honey bee’s short life.
    • 10:45-11:15 am Bring Back the Pollinator presented by a Xerces Society ambassador with trivia and a superpower activity workbook book for kids who attend.
    • 11:30 am-12:00 pm Monarchs Marvelous Migration: In this presentation you will learn all about the monarchs journey to Mexico from Bees in the D who have traveled to Mexcio recently to see this nature phenomenon. Bees in the D will have local honey available for purchase (while supplies last).
  • North Oakland Wild Ones – native seedling giveaway and live caterpillar displays
  • Free native seeds giveaway
  • Photo ops

This is a free event and no registration is required.

Thank you to our sponsors!