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ABQ BioPark Pollinator Celebration

When:
June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2019-06-15T10:00:00-06:00
2019-06-15T14:00:00-06:00
Where:
ABQ BioPark
903 10th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
USA
Contact:
Cheri Vogel
505-848-7162
Botanic Garden Abuzz Over the Birds & the Bees
ABQ BioPark to show attendees what the “buzz” over pollinators is all about during its pollinator celebration
A bee on a cheery blossom tree at the Botanic Garden. Photo: ABQ BioPark.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Animals like the endangered rusty patch bumble bee pollinate more than 90 percent of U.S. commercial crops, but pollinators across the globe are in danger of disappearing.

Attendees can learn about the importance of pollinators like bees, birds, bats, beetles, butterflies and many more during the ABQ BioPark Pollinator Celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 15 at the Botanic Garden.
“Almost 90 percent of flowering plants depend on the work done by pollinators,” said Cheri Vogel, ABQ BioPark curator of education. “At this event, we’ll teach attendees about the fascinating jobs of pollinators, including keeping ecosystems healthy and ensuring we have food.”
Attendees also can participate in educational activities and discovery stations and will learn how to create pollinator habitat.

The event is included with regular admission.

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