Calling All Habitat Heroes!
It is that time of year again! The 4th annual Habitat Hero Workshop will be held in mid-March and while you may see some presenters that look familiar, new information and resources will be available for attendees.
Don’t wait to register! This class has a limit of 100 people and previous classes had waiting lists.
Habitat Heroes — Bee Bird Friendly
Learn to Garden for Bees, Birds and Butterflies
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. plus optional Bee College talks before and after.
Location: Rooms 108 & 109, Pathfinder Building, Laramie County Community College
Registration: $20 (includes lunch) HabitatHero2018.BrownPaperTickets.com
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Doors open for Habitat Hero. Pick up your name tag and schedule at the Pathfinder Building, Room 108. You will need the name tag to get into the Bee College events.
8:15 – 9:15 Optional Bee College events (see below)
9:30 Habitat Hero Introduction
9:45 Jane Dorn – Native Plants for Native Pollinators, emphasizing native plantings attractive to native bees.
10:45 Barb Gorges – Creating a Bird Friendly Yard and How to Apply to be a Habitat Hero
11:45 Dena Egenhoff – Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities’ Habitat Hero project and demonstration garden promoting water conservation
12:30 Lunch, LCCC cafeteria, included in registration fee
1:45 Jessica Goldstrohm – Promoting Native Bee Conservation. Jessica owns The Bees Waggle, Highlands Ranch, Colo., which sells materials to encourage native bee reproduction and survival.
3:00 Wanda Manley – Home on the Range, how to maintain native habitats on small acreage
4:30 – 8 p.m. – Optional Bee College events (see below)
In cooperation with the Wyoming Bee College:
For its fourth year of Habitat Hero, the Cheyenne – High Plains Audubon Society is teaming with the Wyoming Bee College conference. Those registering for the Bee College do not have to register for the Habitat Hero segment– it is part of your Bee College registration.
Those registering for the Habitat Hero conference only are invited to attend four of the Bee College events listed below and in the schedule at the Brown Paper Tickets website. All Bee College events are held in the LCCC Recreation and Athletic Center.
Bee College Events Open to Habitat Hero Participants (to be held in the LCCC Recreation and Athletic Center)
8:10 a.m., Welcome from American Honey Queen.
8:20 to 9:15 a.m., Bee Girl Organization Sarah Red-Laird with the latest on education programs, research project and university collaboration on the advancement of saving bees.
4:30 to 5:30 Vendor reception at the Bee College.
6:45 p.m., Saturday night will be a mid-century fun look at Hollywood and Entomology: History of the 1950s BIG BUG Science Fiction Movies with Dr. Raymond Cloyd. (Dinner not included)
For more information, call Mark, 307-287-4953, cell.