Kids Bumble Bee House Workshop

Venue: Cascade Giving Garden

Address: 309 Pontius Ave N, Seattle WA 98109

Date: July 28, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to protect pollinators and construct your very own bumble bee nesting box! Following a short presentation about pollinator conservation, we will be using basic tools – hammers, nails, & glue – to assemble wooden bumble bee nesting boxes. Suitable for families with kids age 8+

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Pollinator Week

Date: June 18, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Join The Common Acre and our partners to learn how our communities can save pollinators! We’ll host programming throughout the whole week to help you Meet the Bees! Including: a Field Day with WSU Entomologists at the Beacon Food Forest; an evening symposium featuring poets, scientists, native plant experts, urban farmers, and community organizers; the release of the first ever Field Guide to Bees of the Puget Sound Lowlands; and a party to cap it all off!

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Cross Pollinations

Venue: The Green Line

Address: 10617 53rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178

Date: September 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Notes: free and open to the public

Join the Common Acre, Unkitawa, and Dakota storyteller Fern Renville for the official Green Line Grand Opening, featuring a Duwamish ground blessing, a Lakota drum ceremony, Coast Salish storytelling, and educational activities centered around cultural and environmental cross-pollinations.

We will host a full day of exploration on our public pollinator habitat restoration site, filled with edible and medicinal native plants. Food, drinks, and family friendly activities provided.

This event was inspired by our commitment to hold space for stories about the native plants and wild pollinators of these lands,

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