University of Maryland Extension

Buffers, Bees, and Butterflies: Planting for Pollinators workshop

Photo courtesy Maryland Park Service
When: 
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Where: 
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
Address: 
University of Maryland Extension
18330 Keedysville Rd
Keedysville, MD 21756
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Service
Description/Notes: 

Join the Maryland Forest Service and partners for a workshop exploring the intimate link between essential pollinators and native plant species. 

Topics covered will include:

• Riparian forest buffer installation and maintenance
• Monarch butterfly conservation
• Pollinator gardening
• Cost-share for tree planting opportunities
• Clean County Initiative


Workshop participants will receive:
• BYB bag of 30 seedlings
• Livestakes of willow and dogwood
• Bag of native wildflower seedTree shelters
• Expert advice on tree planting and pollinators

Click the link below to register by March 31st.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Robert Schwartz, BYB coordinator
Contact Email: 
robertr.schwartz@Maryland.gov
Contact Phone: 
301-791-4733
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