University of Maryland Extension

Pollinators

Re-Thinking the Lawn

Friday, Jun. 19, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online
Friday Summer Webinars June 19th- 1-2pm "Rethinking the Lawn" Turf grass has minimal benefits to the environment, and is planted in a lot of unused areas. Learn about how to use lawn spaces consciously, and practical skills to remove turf to create functional wildlife habitat. July 17th, 1-2pm "...

Native Bees with Sam Droege

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
The decline of honeybees is well documented, but trends in local native bee species remain uncertain. What do we know about native bees? Learn from Sam Droege, wildlife biologist with the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, who has spent years studying and tracking native bees. This...

Pollinator Field Days - Evening

Monday, Jul. 29, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Apiary
Please register by Friday prior to Events.

Pollinator Field Days - Evening

Monday, Jul. 22, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center (LESREC)
Please register by Friday prior to Events.

Buffers, Bees, and Butterflies: Planting for Pollinators workshop

Saturday, Apr. 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
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...

Spring Thaw Workshop - Watershed Moments

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church
Experts from private, state, federal and local government agencies will present topics covering flood risk management; the Ellicott City floods; stormwater implementation strategies to improve water quality; rain gardens and other homeowner scale stormwater management techniques; riparian forest...

Spring Thaw Workshop - Watershed Moments

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church
Experts from private, state, federal and local government agencies will present topics covering flood risk management; the Ellicott City floods; stormwater implementation strategies to improve water quality; rain gardens and other homeowner scale stormwater management techniques; riparian forest...

Thinking About Beekeeping?

Saturday, Sep. 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
This interactive presentation will help you decide if beekeeping is a hobby for you. Learn about honeybees, equipment & the commitment one needs to help our pollinators survive.

Monarch Tag and Release Program

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Meet us in the demonstration garden and learn how to protect monarchs by raising larvae and tagging adults. Watch newly emerged monarchs take to the skies. Every Wednesday starting August 15 and running thru October 31 at 10 am weather permitting (monarchs do not fly in colder temperatures or the...

Monarch Tag and Release Program

Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Meet us in the demonstration garden and learn how to protect monarchs by raising larvae and tagging adults. Watch newly emerged monarchs take to the skies. Every Wednesday starting August 15 and running thru October 31 at 10 am weather permitting (monarchs do not fly in colder temperatures or the...

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